Tag: clouds

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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The Difference Between Mist and Fog

Thank you to everyone who has come to my talks on How to Read Water recently. The morning after the Dartmoor talk, I took the opportunity to do a little natural navigation exercise on the moor. It would have been rude not to. There was heavy rain and plenty of…

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