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UK News Isles of light! Sun shines through clouds shaped just like Great Britain

07:20  09 april  2020
07:20  09 april  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Cold blast to chill much of UK but temperatures could rise for some by weekend

  Cold blast to chill much of UK but temperatures could rise for some by weekend There is some good news on the horizon with forecasters predicting a chance of some glorious Spring-like weather by the weekend . Before then, the cooler conditions are expected to hang around for much of the working week with temperatures struggling in single figures for most and highs of just 11C - although a wind chill factor will make it feel much cooler. There's a risk of showers, some wintry in the north, on Tuesday. But these will be less frequent in the south with the breeze becoming less brisk. There could even be brighter spells but cloud is likely to hand around for much of the day.

'I said "that's the British Isles in the clouds " and the sun was behind it creating an almost silver-lining on the outside. 'I grabbed my phone and went outside and just had time to take 'At a time when the country really needs some hope, I like to believe it showed that there is light at the end of the tunnel.

A business owner captured remarkable images of a cloud shaped just like Great Britain , saying they could well be a 'fitting' omen for Brexit. He cut short his conversation to take the images with his Samsung S10+ showing beams of sunlight coming though the clouds . The shape of the British Isles

  Isles of light! Sun shines through clouds shaped just like Great Britain

A retired NHS worker snapped this uplifting picture of what appears to be silver-lined clouds in the shape of the British Isles.

Pete Austin, 68, was having a cup of tea with his wife Jane, 67, when he spotted the unusual formation out their kitchen window on Tuesday.

He dashed into the back garden of his home in Higham Ferrers, Northants, and snapped a picture on his iPhone moments before the clouds floated away.

a man wearing glasses and smiling at the camera: 'I said, © Provided by Daily Mail 'I said, Pete, a retired NHS care manager, said: 'I was chatting to Jane at the kitchen table when I glanced out the window and saw this familiar shape in the sky.

'I said "that's the British Isles in the clouds" and the sun was behind it creating an almost silver-lining on the outside.

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Sun streams through the clouds like a scene from Close Encounters (and there's also a 'magic carpet' flying But Met Office said it's just a rhombus- shaped cloud formed by jet exhaust. A message from outer space? A seagull watches the bizarre light shining through the clouds at Beachy Head.

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'I grabbed my phone and went outside and just had time to take one shot before the clouds moved and the shape was gone.

'At a time when the country really needs some hope, I like to believe it showed that there is light at the end of the tunnel.

'As a former NHS worker I understand just how hard the health service staff are working. This is a torrid time for the country but we'll get through it.'


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Britain has be​e​n known for dabbling in conflict (and, let's be honest, colonising too). Astonishingly, there are only 22 countries which have never been invaded by Britain. Astonishingly, there are only 22 countries which have never been invaded by Britain. According to Stuart Laycock's book 'All the Countries We’ve Ever Invaded: And the Few We Never Got Round To', there's just a handful of nations Britain has never invaded (according to known records). There aren't many gaps on the map, but some of the more notable include Sweden, Belarus and Vatican City.

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