Swarms of flying ants form clouds so big Met Office radar thinks they’re rainstorms

HUGE clouds made up of billions of flying ants are tricking weather radar systems into thinking they’re rainstorms as the swarms burst into the UK.

“You can tell it’s not rainfall because it has that eerie look to it”

Met Office forecasters shared incredible images of the swarms that showed the horde of flying ants racing across southern England. 

The insects descended on Hampshire, West Sussex and Dorset, according to the Met Office’s radar. 

It is understood the massive clusters were caused when huge numbers of flying ants left their nests to look for mates. 

They are...
source: Daily Star

2019-07-18 07:56
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