Posts tagged ‘storm’

September 10, 2019

Just a little deadly cruise across the English Channel

by allthoughtswork

The fact that these people had to be pulled inside off the deck for their own safety tells me there are English versions of our American morons who stand out in hurricanes with selfie sticks.

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August 21, 2019

Up, Up, and Away

by duncanr

plans to hold a ‘movie night under the stars’ with pillows and mattresses in Colorado, Aug 17 went awry when a storm blew in as organisers were setting up for the event

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March 7, 2018

Pineapple on Pizza ?

by duncanr

it’s a controversial subject but it would seem that in the UK, at least, the verdict is in – http://tinyurl.com/y9d6s5bf

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March 1, 2018

Emma meets Beast from the East

by duncanr

Parts of the UK are currently experiencing some inclement weather – with high winds, plunging temperatures, and heavy snow disrupting services and endangering life

Scotland has been particularly badly hit, with the MET Office issuing a ‘red alert’ advising folk not to travel unless their journey really necessary – http://tinyurl.com/ycfgoz5t

April 11, 2017

Mission: Implausible

by sticky

Pic fiddler: Jago

A dark form paused momentarily atop the wooden fence, then dropped silently into the garden. The man lay still for several minutes in the cover of a thick rhododendron bush; listening, eyes piercing the darkness that separated him from the detached house 30 yards in front.

He caught a movement, and held his breath, narrowing his eyes so that they wouldn’t reflect any light. The view changed as a

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December 29, 2016

Let the Wind Blaw High

by duncanr

when storm Barbara hit the UK a few days ago, strong winds forced water from the fall at Loch Pooltiel, on the Isle of Skye, backward . . .

November 11, 2014

Tim Minchin – Storm

by duncanr

December 1, 2012

Dog helps pull down Tree

by duncanr

Firefighters in Holland struggling to remove a storm damaged tree receive help from a passing dog – [no good expecting assistance from any cats!]

April 22, 2012

Storm Steals Spotlight

by duncanr

I wont spoil it by telling you what happens – just watch the video 😆

Vodpod videos no longer available.

January 16, 2012

Gloomy Forecast for S.A. Weathermen

by duncanr

A Bill currently being considered in South Africa would penalise weather forecasters if their predictions are wrong.

False warnings of severe weather that cause fear and alarm to the public could result in fines of up to R10 million or 10 years in prison

Source – http://www.environment.gov.za/

I bet this weather forecaster is glad no such bill was in place in the UK in 1987 !!!