Monday, January 14, 2013

A Second Morning of Record-Low Temperatures in Ramona - Ramona, CA Patch
Ramona residents endured a second morning of record-low temperatures Sunday when the thermometer dropped to 21 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

The last time it was this cold in mid-January was in 2007, when records dating back to 1974 were broken. Sunday’s low broke 1997’s mark by two degrees, and Saturday’s low of 23 was one degree colder than the six-year-old record.
California Cold Hits Record Low Temperatures
The cold air was flowing east into neighboring Arizona, where metropolitan Phoenix was approaching the halfway point in a four-day cold snap that's expected to mark the coolest stretch the area has seen since 1988.
Bitter cold hits tussar silk production |
Patna: This year's harsh winter has badly hit production of the famous tussar silk in Bihar's Bhagalpur and adjoining districts.

The production of tussar silk, popularly known as Bhagalpur silk, has slowed down because silkworms produce less silk in extreme cold, a Bhagalpur district official told IANS on phone.
Senior trader departs Morgan Stanley CO2 desk - [In a few decades, will anyone believe that Morgan Stanley actually once had a "CO2 desk"?]
LONDON, Jan 14 (Reuters Point Carbon) – One of the most experienced traders in the carbon market has left U.S. bank Morgan Stanley’s four-person strong emissions trading desk, according to two sources speaking on condition of anonymity, as the bank starts to shed 1,600 staff.

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