Red Sky at Noon, Hurricane Ophelia and the Memory Hole

Ex-Hurricane Ophelia caused three deaths in the Irish Republic and thousands of homes were without power. It's the worst storm in 60 years which makes the Red Warnings by Met Eireann beforehand warranted. Hurricane Ophelia: Schools closed and thousands without power The evolution of the storm can be seen here on this NOAA NWS Air … Continue reading Red Sky at Noon, Hurricane Ophelia and the Memory Hole

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Watch “Sandstorm Blocks Sun in UK, 50% Orange Crop Losses & Rice Flooded (471)” on YouTube

Whilst I agree the north south wind patterns of meridional flow will increase going forward as our sun quiets, Saharan dust is not that uncommon and is often brought towards our isles by a low near Spain. What was unusual yesterday were the skies which were a combination of the dust and the smoke from … Continue reading Watch “Sandstorm Blocks Sun in UK, 50% Orange Crop Losses & Rice Flooded (471)” on YouTube

BBC – Air Con is Bad mkay but don’t worry we can always torch the skies

The BBC has quite an interesting article on the history of air conditioning which inadvertently shows how deluded some assumptions, twisted by the belief in the carbon dioxide thermostat control knob, can be; I'd happen to agree with many of the more zany ideas akin to a science fiction dystopia where we torch/nuke the atmosphere, in our … Continue reading BBC – Air Con is Bad mkay but don’t worry we can always torch the skies

‘Snowmania’ in Zambia

https://youtube.com/watch?v=j2ogB3WurH8 h/t Argiris Diamantis THE Zambia Meteorological Department says the recent hailstorm in some parts of Lusaka was due to a cool vertical atmosphere that did not support its melting into rain. In a statement following Sunday’s heavy hailstorm, senior meteorological officer Victor Bupe said a cold front over the southeast coast of South Africa tilted towards … Continue reading ‘Snowmania’ in Zambia