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Earliest known report of rare weather phenomenon found in English medieval text

Researchers have discovered what appears to be England’s earliest known account of a rare weather phenomenon, called ball lightning, in a medieval text. Described as a bright spherical object, ball lightning is unexplained and usually associated with thunderstorms. On average it is 25 centimetres in diameter, but can sometimes be up to several metres across. […]

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