Tag: clouds

The Colour of Water

The colour of water is determined by: A) What's under it. B) What's in it. C) What's on it. D) And by light levels and angles, including the colour of the sky. In this picture, taken from Climping Beach in West Sussex, we can see a good example of all…

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BBC Winter Wonderland

I did a short piece for BBC Inside Out that was broadcast on Monday evening. It can be viewed via this link (within the UK, not sure about elsewhere). My bit is from about the 21st minute onwards. In the film there is some weather lore and a nice example…

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Mackerel Sky

Following some bad weather recently, I saw the beautiful 'mackerel sky' above. A mackerel sky can be used to forecast weather, but it is at the more challenging end of the weather lore spectrum. The simple bit is this: a mackerel sky of any kind means change is likely. This…

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