A Seattle man out for a walk this past Saturday was hit by a bolt of lightning as he stopped to film the oncoming storm.
It is a normal human response for us to see disaster or danger somewhere and then avoid that area like the plague. Of course, what we fail to compute, is that there are a hundred other things that we do daily that are equally, if not more, dangerous than hopping on a plane.
A year ago this little bundle of joy was born a couple week premature by emergency C-section after her parents were struck by lightening. Yes, they were full on struck by lightening, and the baby survived! Does this hairstyle remind you of any other superhero?
This part of the world may ordinarily be one of the most tranquil and beautiful holiday destinations, but this is not an easy place to live and if storms like this continue to strengthen, these people will have to move permanently. Global climate change anyone?
Developers and officials in Dubai have plans that may ultimately eliminate the concern of climate change altogether by building a climate-controlled city.
South Africa is about to get pretty-damn cold this weekend, so grab those blankets, stock up on hot chocolate and embrace the winter vibes.
There is no question it is going to be a freezing night tonight folks! Bring all those extra blankets out of storage and find a friend to cuddle up to ASAP! Looks like we may even get a touch of snow…. WHAT? Snow in Cape Town? That’s right…..
Many a planned party or event has suffered the wrath of ill weather. Meteorologists’ long-term predictions of weather patterns have until now been no better than flipping a coin. Finally – British scientists have announced that they have developed the world’s best long-term forecasting model.
The record-breaking winter chill in America has swept over Niagra Falls, almost stopping it completely in its tracks.
The frigid conditions in the US are no longer a laughing matter, as cold air that was trapped in the Canadian arctic continues to spread across America, freezing whole cities in its wake.
Headlines about freezing temperatures in the Midwest, US are everywhere with it dropping as low as – 56 degrees in some areas. The cold front has been dubbed “the Polar Vortex” and is achieving epic feats like turning boiling water into snow and creating a steam effect on Lake Michigan.
10,000 Dead. Curved Screen Coming For iPhone. ANCYL placed under Provisional Liquidation. Justin Bieber kicked out of hotel. ‘Sir’ David Beckham? Atheist mega-churches are popping up everywhere. Costa Concordia looters busted.
Branson ready for lift off. Powerball winning numbers. Cape expecting snow. Assad needs a year. Heavyweight champ dies. Facebook publishes suicide girl in dating ad. Snoop Dogg’s instagram weed pic is hilarious. Zuck has a go at Obama.
These pics were recently sent in by a 2oceansviber caught in today’s flooding. ‘Ell, but it’s wet hey?
Attessa IV is a very well known superyacht. It’s even been chartered by Bill and Melinda Gates. And anyone who knows about the Riviera will agree that a helicopter landing pad is an absolute must. Until the wind blows too hard.
After four years of searching, Mike Olbinski finally got to capture the storm he had been hoping for. Click through to check out the crazy time-lapse.
Acclaimed researcher Tim Samaras, his son Paul Samaras, and Carl Young died on Friday in El Reno, Oklahoma, whilst tracking a gigantic twister.
If you weren’t around to see it yourself, here are some extraordinary photos of the sheets of white hail that covered the streets of Cape Town.
Take a look at this crazy footage of flying debris and horror – incredible visuals you have never seen before.
Cape Town’s two-day spree of wind gusts reported to range between 50 and 120kph are the topic du jour at the moment. So much so that a name was coined for this particularly beastly South Easter on Twitter: #HurricaneGatiema. The hashtag trended in Cape Town shortly after lunch time. #hurricanegatiema is [...]
In a tradition spanning more than five years, 2oceansvibe is proud to declare summer open from TODAY! Click through to see the method we use to make this decision, as well as how much later this year’s was to previous years. To come to this decision, we use the iPhone ‘WeatherPro‘ app and are only [...]
The Department of Environmental Affairs has decided to withdraw its proposed changes to South Africa’s weather service legislation after they came to the realisation that they were being silly, but mainly because they were unconstitutional.
A major rescue operation on Sunday saw 41 people trapped on the Butha Buthe Pass en route to Afri-Ski and the Oxbow Lodge, in Lesotho, brought to safety. Check out video footage inside.
Winter is now pretty much in full swing and snow has begun to fall in many provinces as temperatures keep dropping across the country. As beautiful as the snowy icing may to look some, the harsh conditions have caused widespread havoc, particularly on national roads, and claimed at least five lives to date.
Commenting on the weather is usually as insightful as commenting that a pregnant chick’s belly “is growing”. It’s obvious, a bit silly and we all still do it. But in Cape Town this week the weather really was worth mentioning – and worth looking back at.
Regular 2oceansvibers will be aware of the term ‘Lake-Lake,’ which is a game the Radlantic Ocean plays from time to time. What it does is it pretends to be a lake – ie. dead still. The photo above was taken this morning from The Safe House (using our iPhone 4 from Digicape and photos stitched [...]
I’m sure the smarter audience out there – both boys and girls alike – will be well aware of the basic joys of having some talcum powder around. Perhaps more traditionally used to combat rash and aid in cut-throat-razor shaves, it is great for your feet when wearing sockless loafers, and equally useful around the nether region on a hot day. The latter being what I wish to talk about today. My point being – Imagine if your talcum powder had a menthol cooling vibe to it as well. Two words – GAME CHANGER. Follow the link – THIS STUFF WILL BLOW YOUR MIND.
Yes, our little country has its issues, but before we all start whinging like the DA on a slow day at parliament, lets just take a moment. It’s Monday, but things could be worse, at least we will never wake up to weather like this…