Today A band of rain, preceded by some snow, will clear quickly eastwards this morning, leaving a covering of snow across East Anglia. Brighter weather following, with showers affecting northwestern parts. Windy for many, with temperatures closer to average than recently. … [Read more...] about UK weather: Heavy snow to leave areas of England ‘cut-off’ as temperatures fall to -6C
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A high hanging around the country will see clear skies and scorching 30C temperatures in Alexandra on Saturday. MetService forecaster Paul Ngamanu said this was above average for this time of year, with Alexandra normally sitting around temperatures of 24C. … [Read more...] about Sunny weekend with some 30C scorchers on the cards, but temperatures set to plunge next week
These negative impacts have a huge impact on vulnerable groups such as women, the elderly, children and people with disabilities. In the agricultural sector alone, the most obvious impact from climate change is crop failure, so the ability to re-invest and production of this subject is very difficult because they lack capital, so the poverty situation of the poor will be exacerbated under the impact of climate change. … [Read more...] about Climate Change: Vietnam’s strong political commitment to protection of human rights
Laos dam break and the country's hydroelectric dreams On the slow boat to China The Mekong River is still one of the main travel routes connecting China and the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. Its beautiful scenery is a favorite tourist attraction. Laos' Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism said some 3.8 million tourists visited the country in 2017, bringing almost $650 million (€760 million) in revenue. … [Read more...] about Why is Laos building Mekong dams it doesn’t need?
He added: 'I think that there's a really incredible opportunity to talk about ourselves and to make a decision about what we think should go on a plinth in the city to tell us about who we are, not just who we are but who we want to be and to really use that as a place to celebrate something about ourselves, the best of ourselves. … [Read more...] about Priti Patel vows ‘justice’ after Boris says Black Lives Matter protests were ‘subverted by thugs’ on weekend of violence and vandalism