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Come Rain or Shine: A Weather Miscellany

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Length: 208 pages2 hours

Summary

Read on to discover…

• The truth about upside-down rainbows.

• The pioneers of meteorology – their instruments and inventions.

• How to win a balloon race.

• The largest raindrops ever recorded.

• ‘Watermelon snow’, ‘thundersnow’ and ‘weather bombs’.

• The ten main types of cloud and the different features of lightning.

The weather is a subject that the British simply cannot leave alone, and for good reason – it’s likely that for more than half the year they will experience at least three seasons in one day, so there’s always plenty to talk about.

This charming miscellany, as wide-ranging and unpredictable as the weather itself, is filled with curious historical facts, amazing statistics and fascinating anecdotes that will keep you entertained come rain or shine!

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