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Red sky meaning: What does it mean to see a red sky in the morning?

Red sky meaning: What does it mean to see a red sky in the morning?
RED SKY in the morning is a usual sight in the winter months, when the weather is particularly cold or frosty in the UK. But what does it mean to see a red sky in the morning, and what causes it?

READ MORE: Chart shows WALL of snow sweep across UK in 'big event' before freeze Red sky meaning: What does it mean to see a red sky in the morning?What does it mean to see a red sky in the morning?We've all heard the nursery rhyme: 'Red sky at night; shepherd's delight.Red sky in the morning; shepherd's take warning'.

The latter half of the rhyme suggests that red sky in the morning will be followed by bad weather throughout the day.Cold Weather Payment postcode checker [EXPLAINER] UK snow forecast: Swirling polar vortex to trigger weeks of heavy snow [NEWS] Wind usually moves from west to east in the UK, meaning that red sky in the morning usually means a clear sky in the east.

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