I hope you had a merry Christmas without extreme weather, record-breaking temperatures.
This is (with the exception of the last story) all from ONE day, and from ONE source - the BBC
Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay flooding displaces 150,000
More than 150,000 people in Paraguay, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil have been driven from their homes by some of the worst flooding in years.
Tens of thousands of people in Paraguay have been sleeping in temporary shelters
In the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, nearly 1,800 families in dozens of towns had been forced to leave their homes.
UK floods: Homes evacuated amid heavy rain
Heavy rain has caused more flooding in northern England, with homes evacuated in Lancashire and Yorkshire, and rivers overflowing in Manchester and Leeds.
US storms: At least 14 dead in trail of destruction
A clear-up has begun after a violent storm left at least 14 people dead and destroyed homes in several US South and Midwest states on Christmas Eve.
Christmas Day blaze guts Australia homes
A Christmas Day bushfire has destroyed more than 100 homes in Australia's Victoria state, officials say.
Some local residents who lost their homes - like here in Lorne - had to sleep outside