Tag: wind

Mar 16, 2017

Cruise Ship Passenger Casually Watches Giant Waves Crash Against His 3rd Floor Room

Cruise Ship Passenger Casually Watches Giant Waves Crash Against His 3rd Floor Room

The sea was angry that day my friends

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Mar 14, 2017

Crashing Waves, Strong Winds and Freezing Temps Encase Home in Ice

Crashing Waves, Strong Winds and Freezing Temps Encase Home in Ice

Crashing waves, strong winds and freezing temperatures cover a house on Lake Ontario in ice

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Mar 8, 2017

Picture of the Day: Crashing Waves Over Sydney Harbour Ferry Railings

Picture of the Day: Crashing Waves Over Sydney Harbour Ferry Railings

Recent winds have been stirring up the waters of Sydney Harbour

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Oct 20, 2016

Hurricane Windsurfing Looks As Crazy As It Sounds

Hurricane Windsurfing Looks As Crazy As It Sounds

Red Bull Storm Chase is restricted to neither time nor place. The contest only happens when the perfect storm develops

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Jun 21, 2016

Sudden Microburst Wind Storm Causes Grounded Planes to Inadvertently Take Off

Sudden Microburst Wind Storm Causes Grounded Planes to Inadvertently Take Off

A ‘microburst’ is a strong and unpredictable downdraft that moves in a way opposite of a tornado

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Dec 22, 2014

Picture of the Day: Wind Blown

Picture of the Day: Wind Blown

Photograph by NICK MATTLOCK Seen here is wind-blown rime ice found on a stretch of square wire fence running up the side of the Cheviot Hills in Northumberland, UK. According to the BBC, a spokesman said: “There has to be a strong wind, temperatures have to be between plus one Celsius and minus one…

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Nov 27, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Star Dunes of Algeria

Picture of the Day: The Star Dunes of Algeria

Photograph by NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team In some areas, winds tend to blow in roughly the same general direction all year. The Grand Erg Oriental, a sprawling sea of sand dunes in the Saharan Desert, is not one of them. The winds in northeastern Algeria tend to be complex and changing.…

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