The legend of 40 days of rain

Legend has it if it rains on the 15th of July it will rain for 40 days continuously. Because today is St Swithin’s day. St Swithin’s Day, if it does rain Full forty days, it will remain St Swithin’s Day, if it be fair For forty days, t’will rain no more St Swithin was anContinue reading “The legend of 40 days of rain”

Black Monday- April 13 1360

You often hear the term ‘the coldest winter,or hottest summer on record etc’ but the oldest ongoing instrumental record of temperature in the world is the Central England Temperature record, started in 1659. Although I am not disputing the climate change, the fact is there have been climate changes  or freak weather events ever since theContinue reading “Black Monday- April 13 1360”

The 27 Minutes global warming event.

To be honest the ‘global’ in the title might be a slight exaggeration but it was a freaky weather event nonetheless in fact the freakiest weather event. Imagine bundling up to get the newspaper on an early morning at 7:30 a.m. with the temperature at a frigid -4 degrees.(−20°C). Just two minutes later as youContinue reading “The 27 Minutes global warming event.”