Overindulging

Whatever the weather, it’s going to intensify. “High latitude countries, such as in Europe or North America, are expected to receive more rainfall, but many … subtropical arid and semi-arid regions will likely experience less precipitation … Over wet tropical regions, extreme precipitation events will very likely be more intense and more frequent.” Consequently “a hot world is a hungry world.” (http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2013/sep/27/climate-change-poor-countries-ipcc)

Like drinking alcohol, your starting mood gets more intense, then you get the munchies. Then you get the hangover.

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Vapours

“Atmospheric rivers carry vast amounts of water vapour around the Earth, delivering heavy and prolonged rainfall.” (http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/jul/24/worse-floods-uk-climate-warms)

If you’re heading out today, do remember your snorkel.