Archive for December, 2012

A White Christmas in Reading?

What is a “White Christmas”? For many people a White Christmas is a Christmas Day (25 December) with a ‘traditional’ look to the day – that is one with snow covering the ground. For those whose fancy a flutter at the bookmakers (although it is probably too late to get good odds now) a White […]

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2012 Hurricane season wrap-up

By Ray Bell The 2012 Atlantic hurricane season officially ended on Saturday as a ‘very unusual‘ year with an abnormally large 19 tropical storms forming and curiously only 1 making it to Category 3 strength. A typical hurricane season has 12 tropical storms, 6 of which are hurricanes and 3 of which are major hurricanes. […]

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