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Many extreme weather events can be traced back to an atmospheric 'traffic jam,' study suggests

Many extreme weather events can be traced back to an atmospheric 'traffic jam,' study suggests When weather patterns hit a traffic jam, extreme events often result.The study pinpoints a phenomenon known as "planetary wave resonance" for trapping the storm above the Balkans.

Stoical Londoners battle downpours and flooding to vote in the EU referendum

Downpours and thunderstorms greeted British voters in southeast England on the day they cast their votes in the historic referendum on the UK's membership in the European Union.Around 60 homes were flooded in Romford, in east London as a month's rain fell in a few hours during the storms.