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Twelve killed as tornadoes tear through U.S. midwest FEB 29, 2012 http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSIZGSYFayrrdeisIt1DaodeZgeLGaV8hrEaXdHwYhUwky29ff2Hw 'Devastation ... like we've never seen' in twister-hit town By NBC News, msnbc.com staff and news services "Updated at 8:45 p.m. ET: HARRISBURG, Ill. -- At least 12 people were killed -- including several crushed by debris -- as tornadoes marched across the Midwest, flattening parts of several towns including the tourist hub of Branson, Mo. Hardest hit was Harrisburg, where four women and two men died, some 100 others were injured and more than 200 homes were destroyed or damaged. Most if not all the Harrisburg dead were killed by a home tossed atop their own property early Wednesday, a witness said." Count your lucky stars and go read more about these terrible twisters at.... http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/02/29/10536654-devastation-like-weve-never-seen-in-twister-hit-town See...lucky aren't we?? earth changes..
Lightning Powerful Enough To Produce Radiation Bursts Similar To What Occurs On The Sun? NASA just launched a new satellite that will be installed on the International Space Station to study rare high energy bursts that have been coming from earth. This is a VERY cool experiment and I have more in this article courtesy of NASA... NASA’s Firestation on way to the International Space Station http://fox41blogs.typepad.com/.a/6a0148c78b79ee970c019104981150970c-500wi In August 2013, NASA’s Firestation instrument will be mounted to the International Space Station to help study lightning, as seen here in an image captured in January 2011 from the space station while over Brazil, and its relationship to huge gamma ray bursts called terrestrial gamma ray flashes. Image Credit: ESA/NASA "An experiment to study the effects of lightning flashes on Earth's atmosphere hitched a ride to the International Space Station on Aug. 3, 2013. The Firestation experiment launched aboard a Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s transfer vehicle called Kounotori-4. Firestation will be installed robotically to the outside of the space station, a process that will take about three weeks." http://fox41blogs.typepad.com/.a/6a0148c78b79ee970c0192ac618bfa970d-500wi Some 50 strokes of lightning occur on Earth every second. NASA’s Firestation will study lightning’s role in the vast electrical atmospheric system that surrounds Earth. Read more here http://fox41blogs.typepad.com/wdrb_weather/2013/08/lightning-powerful-enough-to-produce-radiation-bursts-similar-to-what-occurs-on-the-sun.html
Icanseeatoms posted a topic in EARTH EVENTShttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2227640/UK-Weather-Snow-hits-southern-England-heavy-rain-sparks-flood-warnings-country.html Snow-vember's here: Blizzards sweep in leaving 6in blanket of white as heavy rain sparks flood warnings across Britain Snow fell in the South and the West Country overnight, including in Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire and Devon Heavy rain in parts of the South-East and East Anglia has led to flood warnings Tomorrow will be the coldest Bonfire Night since daily records began 14 years ago People have flocked to bet on a white Christmas; Ladbrokes have already slashed the odds By PAUL BENTLEY PUBLISHED: 11:57, 4 November 2012 | UPDATED: 22:29, 4 November 2012 Your calendar may say November... but the weather seems to think otherwise. Blizzards swirled across the North East and snow blanketed parts of the West Country yesterday. A light scattering of snow was reported in Gloucestershire, an inch fell in Dorset, and up to six inches fell in Somerset in Bath, Frome, Midsomer Norton and the Mendip Hills, after temperatures plummeted on Saturday night. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2227640/UK-Weather-Snow-hits-southern-England-heavy-rain-sparks-flood-warnings-country.html Strange weather hitting North & South of the UK, central parts wet and cold , expecting the sunshine in a few days hahhaha. Time to wrap up and stay warm as best you can over the next few winter months, stock up on essentials as best you can and look out for those around you. Stay safe UK. Icanseeatoms.