Images of the Apophis asteroid are currently being streamed live on Slooh.com.
There is a one in 25,000 chance the asteroid could hit the Earth in 2013.
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A look ahead to the forecast for today across the UK.
People have been warned to prepare for cold weather as ice and snow is set to hit parts of the UK.
There is concern that the lack of clean water could add mean more people fall victim to the worst recorded cholera outbreak in history.