… That snow can also precipitate as graupel or sleet. Not to be confused with hail, graupel (or snow pellets) are opaque ice particles that form in the atmosphere as ice crystals fall through freezing cloud droplets—meaning cloud particles that are colder than the freezing point of water but remain liquid. The cloud droplets group together to form a soft, lumpy mass. Sleet, on the other hand, consists of drops of rain that freeze into small, translucent balls of ice as they fall from the sky.
You are most probably tired of seeing snow, but down here in Australia I get excited that the temperatures finally dropped and it feels a little bit like back in Switzerland… oh the expat issues…
I love a good storm. I think it clears the air. And as long as you are some place safe it’s one of the most amazing things to watch…
It’s not light that we need, but fire; it’s not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake. – Frederick Douglass
Thank you Jennifer Nichole Well for another great One Word Photo Challenge!
Thank you so much for treating us with such high temperatures over the last 3 days. The heat and the humidity made me realise that summer is indeed not over just yet.
I should be reading on my Novel right now, trying to find as many mistakes as possible and correct them, getting rid of repetitive stuff and so on, before handing it over for proper editing. But I can just not be bothered at the moment.
It is one of these stinky hot days today. We managed to get a play date in this morning at a park and although it was already hot, it still was fun. At least for us moms, sitting in the shade. The kids looked pretty hot after a little bit of running around with their friends…
While on our way home my son, who was desperately trying to find some music of his liking on the radio suddenly said to me: “Mom, I think people are weird. They kind of always complain. In winter they complain that it is too cold and say they wish it was summer and now they complain about the weather being to hot.”