School: Snaidhm (C.) (roll number 11799)

Sneem, Co. Kerry
Mrs Palmer

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is also a sign of rain. The westerly wind is a sign of very wet weather, the east for nice weather, and the south wind is also a sign of rain. Frost and snow in harvest/winter time is a sign of a good harvest.
Soot coming from the chimney is a sign of rain. Smoke going up straight is a sign of fine weather, but smoke turning down is a sign of bad weather. A donkey leaning his hind - quarters against a wall and stopping his head is also a sign of very broken weather. The clouds rolling like sheep's fleece is another sign of bad weather. The cat close to the fire wiping his face also tells of rain. "Evening dim and morning grey is a sure sign of a fine day". "A Red sky in the night is the sailors delight, but a red sky in the morning is a sailors warning". A blue light in the fire tells of rain and the rocks shining brightly is also a sign of rain.