Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/12/30/scottish_sand_storm/

Sand storm menaces Scottish Highlands

Aviemore braces for unseasonable weather

By Lester Haines

Posted in Bootnotes, 30th December 2008 15:06 GMT

Those of you up there in the Scottish Highlands who are bracing for the expected -130°C big chill predicted yesterday by the Daily Star would do well to add Bedouin protective headgear to your inclement weather clothing checklist, if the BBC's five-day forecast for Aviemore is correct:

Sand storm due tomorrow in Aviemore, BBC weather shows

We have no doubt this is all down to global warming, the effects of which have previously been felt in Belfast, Leeds and London. Watch this space for updates on our beloved planet's decline into meteorological anarchy. ®