Red sky at morning, shepherd take warning!

Jo Nijenhuis

Hoorn, Netherlands

Artist's Description

Canon EOS 50D, 1/800 sec, F/5.6, ISO-1000
Location: Markermeer @ Hoorn, Netherlands, Europe
As Is on January 12/2014

The common phrase “Red sky at morning” is a line from an ancient rhyme often repeated by mariners during the past centuries.

Red sky at night, shepherd’s delight.
Red sky at morning, shepherd take warning.

The rhyme is a rule of thumb for weather forecasting, dating back over 2,000 years, based on the reddish glow of the morning or evening sky, caused by haze or clouds related to storms in the region.

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