Weather River Seine reaches peak in French flooding 30 January 2018 The River Seine in Paris rose to four metres above its normal water level for the time of year, peaking at 5.84 m on Monday 29th January. Weather Storm Georgina 24 January 2018 Storm Georgina, the seventh named storm of the year, brought strong winds to the UK and Ireland on 24th January 2018 In the Spotlight 2017: the warmest year on record without an El Nino 18 January 2018 Confirmation that 2017 was the warmest year without an El Niño boost has come from the Met Office Hadley Centre and UEA. Weather Successive storms: Fionn and David 18 January 2018 Storm Fionn was named by Met Éireann and affected the Republic of Ireland on 16th January and Storm David impacts the UK on 17th-18th January. Weather At least seventeen dead in California mudslides 10 January 2018 At least 17 people have died and 163 people injured in deep mudslides in Southern California. Weather 2017 most expensive year for US natural disasters 09 January 2018 2017 was a record year of losses from fires, hurricanes and other weather related disasters, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather Snowfall in the Sahara Desert 09 January 2018 More than 40cm (15 inches) of snow has blanketed sand dunes across the small town of Ain Sefra, Algeria Weather Hottest day in Sydney since 1939 08 January 2018 Temperatures reached 47.3°C in Penrith, Sydney on Sunday 7th January Weather Record-breaking low temperatures in the US 07 January 2018 The East Coast of North America is experiencing a record-breaking freeze, with snow falling as far south as Florida.