Tag Archives: Weather

Rainbows

In northern Sweden, rainbows mostly mean just one thing: that the sun is not where you are. I have seen a lot of rainbows already this week, and consequently a lot of rain. The effect of topography on the weather … Continue reading

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Raging storm

On thursday evening, a massive cold front rolled over Belgium, accompanied by dark and dangerous clouds and severe thunderstorms. Of course I was worried about my greenhouse, although we had attached it as good as we could. But it had been having … Continue reading

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Working in cloud nine

The top of mount Nuolja, overlooking the beautiful Abisko valley. At the other side, the Lapporten mountain formation holds back some dangerous looking clouds. They seem to rest heavily on the mountain tops, but stayed on a safe distance from … Continue reading

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Goodbye spring

Goodbye, spring, it is sad to part again after this awfully short reunion! We have had some sunny days, hinting towards the beautiful season that should be on its way. Even the flowers felt the change in the atmosphere, budding … Continue reading

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Slow and steady

The Costa Brava is full of snails. When it is hot, they are hiding in their house, safe from the heat and drought. They wait, wait and wait, patiently and motionless, until it finally starts raining. Rain can be crazy … Continue reading

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Extreme

  Last night brought extreme weather conditions to Belgium. After a hot summer day, hailstorms swept over the country, dropping hail stones of several centimeters.   The storm resulted in a lot of economical, agricultural and natural damage, although it … Continue reading

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