Swackett Weather Fun Fact: In 1957, the first weather forecast was televised from Pennsylvania State University, in the United States of America. The presenter, a professor in the university`s meteorology department, drew pictures on the chalkboard of what the weather would be like in the coming days.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: The Amazon Rainforest produces half the world`s oxygen supply.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: Earthquakes can be catastrophically destructive. However, the Earth releases about 1 million a year, almost all are never even registered.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: If you could remove a postage stamp size chunk of the sun`s surface, the brightness would be equivalent to over 1,500,000 candles burning.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: The belt of Venus is a phenomenon that occurs during dusty evenings when a band of pinkish or brownish sky will appear between the sky and the horizon.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: In 2001, there were reports of scarlet, green, yellow, brown and black rains in southern India. While scientists determined that airborne spores from algae caused these rains, a variety of substances can create strange-colored rain.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: Did you know? Brontology is the study of thunder.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: A gustnado is a small tornado that forms along the gust front of a thunderstorm. They are usually weak and short-lived. Often gustnados are only visible as a debris or dust whirl.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: Did you know? Room temperature is defined as between 68 to 77 degrees Fahrenheit (20 to 25 Celsius).
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: Did you know? Perth is Australia`s windiest city.