Julian Gill, Houston Chronicle Published 8:08 am CDT, Thursday, November 1, 2018 The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touchdown in the Eagle Lake area on Wednesday evening. Surveyors were checking Thursday morning whether more tornadoes touched down in the area. >>> Pineapple express, haboob and other strange weather terms less The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touchdown in the Eagle Lake area on Wednesday evening. Surveyors were checking Thursday morning whether more tornadoes touched down in the area. >>> ... more Photo: Facebook UNIQUE WEATHER TERMSAlberta Clipper: A low-pressure system that generally originates in the Canadian province of Alberta, pictured above. It doesn't bring heavy snow, but does send temperatures plummetting and brings gusty wind less UNIQUE WEATHER TERMS Alberta Clipper: A low-pressure system that generally … [Read more...] about Weather service confirms Halloween tornado touchdown in the Houston area
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A vampire spotted in North London, black-eyed ghost children in The Midlands and police attacked by a werewolf in Essex. These spooky headlines all sound like they could be taken from the plot of a horror film, but in fact they’re just some of the scariest true horror stories to have taken place in Britain. Here, Sun Online takes a look at Britain's most frightening TRUE spooky stories.Black-eyed ghost girl of Cannock Chase On 18 February 1969, Cannock Chase murderer Raymond Leslie Morris was sentenced to life imprisonment for the rape and murder of seven-year-old Christine Darby. Though not proved, it's widely thought the corpses of Margaret Reynolds, 6, and Diana Joy Tift, 5, in January 1966 were also linked to the predator. All three bodies were found within a mile of each other in the Staffordshire woodland. And in the very the same area, there have been numerous sightings of the black-eyed ghost of a young girl, leading many to suspect that it might be the spirit of one of … [Read more...] about A headless horseman, a vampire in a London graveyard and black-eyed children in The Midlands: the UK’s scariest real life horror stories
BRITAIN is set to bask in a 23C Indian Summer as we enter into the Autumn - a U-turn after Storm Bronagh and Storm Ali battered the country with high winds and heavy rain. Here's what you need to know about the Indian Summer which could see the country basking in temperatures hotter than Greece. What is an Indian Summer? An 'Indian Summer' means a period of unseasonably warm, dry and calm weather which can make for an Autumnal heatwave. According to the BBC, highs of 27-29C have happened before in late September. The mercury has soared to 30C on several occasions during the last week of the month, while the highest October temperature ever recorded in the UK was 29.4C in the small market town of March, Cambridgeshire, on the first day of the month in 1985. An Indian Summer is usually followed by a period of colder weather or frost in the late Autumn. Where did the phrase come from? The term Indian summer reached England in the 19th century, during the heyday of the British Raj in … [Read more...] about What is an Indian Summer, why did it get the name and are we due to have one in the UK?
News / UK and world by Press Association June 28, 2018, 4:22 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Ireland’s premier says he will be cheering on Belgium as they play England in the World Cup. Victory for the lowlands country in the final group game on Thursday night could be a win for both sides, the Taoiseach said. Leo Varadkar will be lending his support while he is in Brussels for a meeting of leaders at the European Council. The Three Lions will take to the field in Kalingrad having already earned a place in the knock-out stages. Mr Varadkar said: “I am here in Brussels in Belgium so of course I am going to be cheering for the home team. “But of course if Belgium wins England will probably get an easier ride in the next round so perhaps it is one of those win-win scenarios.” Mr Varadkar was in Belgium for discussions about Brexit, among other issues. He has warned time is running out to reach an … [Read more...] about Leo Varadkar says he will support Belgium as they play England in World Cup
By Kevin Modesti | [email protected] | Daily NewsPUBLISHED: June 15, 2018 at 5:21 pm | UPDATED: June 15, 2018 at 5:21 pm As proprietor of a British pub in in Southern California, Golriz Moeini is cheering for England in the World Cup. As a native of Tehran who moved to the United States when she was 5, she’s also cheering for Iran. And as a well-traveled global citizen who’s disgusted by a lot of what’s she sees happening in politics, she’s cheering for, well, everybody. “I hope the World Cup can prove that we all still have something in common,” Moeini said. The two weeks of World Cup — the biggest sporting event in the world — is a season of complicated emotions for many soccer fans in the United States, including those in Southern California who are watching at ethnic bars like the White Harte Pub in Woodland Hills, owned by Moeini and her husband Pierre Moeini. This year, with the United States not making it to the World Cup for … [Read more...] about World Cup in the Trump era shows one thing: Political fútbol is complicated