Arctic Vortex Shift Causes Europe to Freeze [video]_Featured_, Featured Videos, Weather Sunday, February 19th, 2012
In this video, analysis is provided of satellite images indicating that the center of the cold weather vortex has shifted from above the North Pole to Europe and Russia, which is causing the extreme cold weather in those regions. 1700 miles of the Danube River is frozen. Some of the temperatures are averaging 22 degrees below zero, causing hundreds of death.
See the Polar Drift Chart link on http://www.mrcometwatch.com
Also, Flare tracker: http://nsidc.org/data/atlas/index.html