Storm Troupers: The Fight To Fore­cast The Weather

The Irish Mail on Sunday - TV Week - - TV -

Alok Jha (left) dis­cov­ers a de­light­fully ec­cen­tric cre­ation: a Vic­to­rian ‘tem­pest prog­nos­ti­ca­tor’, or leech barom­e­ter, in which the crea­tures pre­dicted com­ing storms by clam­ber­ing in and out of bot­tles.

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