When round the moon there is a brugh [halo],
The weather will be cold and rough. - Scottish proverb
If on her cheeks you see the maiden's blush,
The ruddy moon foreshows that winds will rush.-Virgil, Roman poet (70 B.C.-19 B.C.)
Thursday takes its name from the Norse god Thor, who was famous for his thunder and lightning. It was said that when Thor struck his mighty hammer, the thunder roared.
If your potatoes burn while being cooked, the weather will be dry.
When it rains in August, it rains honey and wine.
If your cat is snoring, expect foul weather.
Mackeral clouds in the sky,
Expect more wet than dry.
A fog in August indicates a severe winter and plenty of snow.
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