Posts Tagged ‘Weather’

Church does not condone getting weather forecast from onions

Monday, February 27th, 2023

Every year on the evening of 24 January in  Urbania, Italy, Emanuela Forlini separates out 12 wedges of an onion to use to make weather predictions for the year ahead. This night is chosen as the best time to read the onions as it was believed to hold some magic because St Paul received clear Read more

Thousands of weather stations show there’s more heat and rain

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

A major global update based on data from more than 36,000 weather stations around the world confirms that, as the planet continues to warm, extreme weather events such as heatwaves and heavy rainfall are now more frequent, more intense, and longer. The research is based on a dataset known as HadEX and analyses 29 indices Read more