From the MERIS satellite, the United Kingdom covered in snow. Travellers have been stuck at Heathrow airport up to two days, many sleeping on the floor. At St. Pancras station in London, terminus for the Eurostar, other travellers waited outside in the cold for hours. Some forecasts have the temperature sinking to -26C. These people need to pay more attention to Earth's climate.
The storm approaching California this week. Satellites are so invaluable for weather forecasting that today we take them for granted. Before spaceflight, weather forecasting was far more inexact than today. The billions saved due to weather satellites would probably pay for our entire Space program.