blood rain


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blood rain

[′bləd ‚rān]
(meteorology)
Rain of a reddish color caused by dust particles containing iron oxide that were picked up by the raindrops during descent.
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After 34C heat, 'blood rain', 10,000 lightning strikes over the weekend, cool Greenland air is sweeping in asMet Officeforecast highs in Scotland falling to just 17C from today.
The 'blood rain' left red grit on cars on Tuesday after it came down in overnight showers.
The "blood rain" left red grit on cars on Tuesday, after it came down in overnight showers.
SCOTS who found their cars covered in a layer of red dust this week can blame it on a rare weather phenomenon called "blood rain".
Some of the interesting names given to the aurora by different peoples include: blood rain (Greek), Buddha lights (Ceylon), the Light You Can Hear (Sami), Dancing Goats (French), the Light of the Northern Dancers and Sacred Cloud (Plains tribes), and more.
I reckon if this blood rain from the Sahara keeps up into next week, a right-wing newspaper will accuse Corbyn of carrying out pagan sorcery to invoke a Red Christmas and brainwash kids into rejecting Christ for communism.
7 WE'VE endured a blood moon, but just six months ago, our region was gripped by "blood rain".
Earlier this month, Britain was shrouded in a cloud of Saharan dust, known as blood rain, as the temperatures soared.
Blood rain is the term used to describe rain mixed with sand from deserts, whereby storms form a fine dust and travel more than 2,000 miles to Britain.
"Blood rain" is the term used to describe rain mixed with sand from deserts when storms form a fine dust.
There were the tornadoes, fires and blood rain that threatened to turn the people of Chester's Mill into body counts.