While Wicked Weather Watch generally brings you news from the Arctic, today we thought it worth posting about the glacier melt in the Southern Hemisphere, on New Zealand’s South Island. Warmer air is affecting all the extreme regions of our planet.

Read the full article from the New Zealand Herald looking at Franz Josef Glacier.

(Main picture: Franz Josef Glacier taken at the end of summer in 2016. It has retreated 1.5km since 2011. Photo: Brian Anderson)