Weather Trivia of the Day

By: plapman , 12:21 PM GMT on April 12, 2014

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April 12 2005:
The Queen Mary 2, the world's largest luxury liner, altered its course to bring an ailing passenger to St. John's, NL, for treatment. The 340-m-long vessel was too big to squeeze through the harbour entrance, known as The Narrows, and heavy fog barred city residents from even glimpsing the liner. Heavy fog and severe icing had prevented a search-and-rescue helicopter from reaching the ship.

Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

The Narrows from my trip to St. John's Newfoundland

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3. WeatherWise
12:50 PM GMT on April 13, 2014
Okay, I found your new photo! Beautiful country! I have heard it is very pretty there and a nice place to live - re: Newfoundland.
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12:14 PM GMT on April 13, 2014
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1. WeatherWise
1:45 PM GMT on April 12, 2014
Good Morning! Your radar looks really active and heavy this am! Have a wonderful day! Oh, you have to listen to sounds around you to find your picture. I always hear the bird before I see it. Somedays there is nothing moving - so just take a photo of your favorite tree or twig. There is always a picture. Hope you have a wonderful weekend! Sun is shining here with a promise of 80 plys!
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