Look East's weather presenter Julie Reinger explains some of
Norfolk's stranger meteorological moments.
W is for
weird weather...and Norfolk has certainly had its fair share.
rains "cats and dogs" but in Great Yarmouth it has actually
August 6, 2000 the skies opened and down fell a shower of dead
swept up the tiny silver fish from the North Sea and carried
them two miles before depositing them on the seaside resort.
tornado swept through the village of Long Stratton on December
left a trail of total devastation and around £1 million
worth of damage.
and roof tiles were ripped off buildings, car windows were smashed
and a caravan was tipped on it's side.
only one person was injured.
of the Norfolk Fenlands have been known to find their washing
and windows covered in a thick black dust.
result of a weather phenomenon known as the "Fen Blows".
If we have
a lot of rain followed by very dry conditions, the ground becomes
cracked and dusty. If it is then whipped up by a keen wind it
can result in a soilstorm.
and rather messy, it's the equivalent of a sandstorm in the