Jump to content
Thunder?
Local
Radar
Pollen
IGNORED

1839 – The Night of the Big Wind


knocker
 Share

Recommended Posts

Posted
  • Location: Camborne
  • Location: Camborne

    When the nation woke up to a snowy winter wonderland on the morning of the 6th January 1839, little did they know that dawning upon them was a day that would bring forth one the most exceptional and violent storms ever to hit Ireland.

    Peter Carr aptly describes it in his book ‘The Big Wind’ – The Story of the Legendary Big Wind of 1839, Ireland’s Greatest Natural Disaster’, the quite, uneasy calm that seemed to hang in the hung over Ireland that morning:

     

    http://irishweatheronline.wordpress.com/climate-of-ireland/historic-weather-events/night-of-the-big-wind/

     

     

    Barometric pressure during the Irish storm of 6–7 January 1839

     

    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1256/wea.53.05/pdf

    Edited by knocker
    Link to comment
    Share on other sites

    • Replies 0
    • Created
    • Last Reply

    Top Posters In This Topic

    Popular Days

    Top Posters In This Topic

    Popular Days

    Create an account or sign in to comment

    You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

    Create an account

    Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

    Register a new account

    Sign in

    Already have an account? Sign in here.

    Sign In Now
     Share

    ×
    ×
    • Create New...