NS5946 : Weather radar

taken 14 years ago, 4 km from Ardochrig, South Lanarkshire, Great Britain

Weather radar
Weather radar
Looking like a model of a bacteriophage, this is one of the radar units that detect rainfall. Those false colour rainfall maps we got before the BBC dumbed down the weather forecast were derived from stations like this, situated on the summit of Corse Hill.
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Sep 2011
Since this was posted, the quality of weather forecast presentation on the BBC, at least in Scotland, has improved considerably. The radar shown here has been removed as the hill now hosts a wind farm. Today the weather radar is on Holehead in the Campsies. NS6182 : Weather radar, Holehead
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NS5946, 17 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 27 April, 2004   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 27 May, 2005
Category
Radar station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5983 4645 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:41.4723N 4:13.8859W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5983 4640
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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