This storm is an absolute beast, with sustained winds of 185mph and gusts of 220mph putting it right up there in the pantheon of recorded Atlantic hurricanes. We can only hope and pray for anyone caught up in this. https://youtube.com/watch?v=Nvdw7rSemgI https://twitter.com/RyanMaue/status/1168207982775164930?s=19 https://twitter.com/i/events/1167460137071607808 https://twitter.com/MJVentrice/status/1168257926202572802?s=19 https://twitter.com/NHC_Atlantic/status/1168204860577026049?s=19 https://twitter.com/splillo/status/1168250674183901187?s=19 https://twitter.com/WPLGLocal10/status/1168232955887718401?s=19 https://youtube.com/watch?v=KC2qZpf8ghk https://twitter.com/ChrisMartzWX/status/1168208942092247040?s=19 https://YouTube.com/watch?v=rk_GoTxJf-g https://twitter.com/metoffice/status/1168204706482724865?s=19 https://youtube.com/watch?v=ZSl9alYvG-o
That is some storm! https://youtube.com/watch?v=hCUlTgvxr2E BBC report: Can't help but get the Climate Change myth mentioned The likelyhood is such events we're seen before... In the Little Ice Age.
A video from 2014 discussing the impact of cosmic rays on lightening https://YouTube.com/watch?v=v-r-3qhed1s
David interviews Piers on his thoughts about what lies ahead. https://YouTube.com/watch?v=JRyi_tVWZ2I
What David doesn't consider is the growth of social media and technology which allows these heavenly events to be captured and shared easily...which has also affected reporting of hurricanes (satellite coverage) and tornadoes. https://youtube.com/watch?v=RIKgXJyYdU0
Whatever the cause, the imagery is stunning. https://youtube.com/watch?v=YviqmQjotKQ
July 2016 was a crazy month in more ways than one. A global spike in terror attacks and people going postal was apparently mirrored by Mother Nature.
Among the extreme weather events and trends in environmental upheaval last month, we observed: A destructive tornado outbreak in South Africa (where it’s winter-time) Hail the size of golfballs falling in, of all places, Colombia and Brazil and a China Southern Airlines plane’s pilots had to prove their mettle when a massive hail storm hit as they descended towards Chengdu, and they were left to land the plane virtually ‘blind’. This meant the pilots had to navigate using their instruments rather than by sight.
According to the Aviation Herald, the Airbus A320 Flight CZ3483 was travelling from Guangzhou to Chengdu on 9 July, “when the aircraft encountered hail causing both windshields to become basically opaque”. The hail stones also stripped off the paint from the…
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https://youtube.com/watch?v=IQmmRXNApYg Northern Europe has continued to be lashed by torrential rain, bringing extensive flooding to Belgium, Germany and France. Paris has never experienced so much rain in May since records began in 1873. The scenes of flooding along the River Seine have been known in winter - though the fact it has been happening in … Continue reading Watch: Torrential rain brings flooding from Paris to Prague