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!