I understand that there are still issues in Australia, fires, and flooding. A very different situation on Canada's east coast. They have been dumped on with snow. Our niece in Newfoundland has snow halfway up her front door, will post a picture of that soon. In some areas on the east coast they have had up to 36" (93cm) of snow. I bet that TW and others in Colorado get snow like this sometimes too. This should sum it up for you.