Thursday, 9 January 2014

Ice-man Cometh ....

There are forecasts for snow and ice to be hitting the UK in the next week or so.  It will, in all likelihood, be 2 or 3 inches at most and of course everything will come to a complete standstill.  However those experiencing the devastating effect of the current floods must be dreading the next bout of bad weather, which will be particularly difficult if the big freeze sets in on top of the flood waters.

Check out this YT video of the 'creeping ice' phenomenon which hit Manitoba,Canada some months ago.  It is both eerie and strangely beautiful - but the damage it caused was awful.

Ice Ice Baby 

And also the  BBC News Report which explains what happened.

Mother Nature is a cruel mistress sometimes.

Keep safe!

2 comments:

  1. I've been hoping for some proper winter weather for weeks, I'm fed up of all this mild weather!

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  2. I believe that our winter weather will arrive in about a week's time too. Lady Magnon suggested that I should buy our emergency stocks, just in case.

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