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- Weather Lore
Changes take place in the weather from time to time and there are a number of signs to be noticed which indicate the kind of weather that may be expected. These omens may be observed in the heavenly bodies the sun, the moon and stars.
It is an indication of rain if the sun has a pale appearance when setting, and it is also said that bad weather may be expected if a halo is observed round the moon.
If the stars appear to sparkle they indicate the approach of frosty weather. The wind at certain points may be also taken as an indication of the weather to be expected.
If the wind blows from the West it is a sure sign of rain and if it blows from the North snow may be expected. The West wind brings most rain to the district.
When all the sea birds come to the land it is a sure indication of a storm and when the dust rises on the road it is a sign of rain.
Rain is expected if(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.