Friday, 8 February 2008

Spring Messenger



My yesterday's photo (of icicles) for some reason made you think that it's extremely cold over here. But, in fact, icicle is an attribute of coming spring: when sun begin actually heating (comparatively, of course), snow on roofs start melting and dropping down. As the air get colder with sunset, those melt-water drops get frozen on their way down. Besides, air is never as warm as a roof so it takes a while before an icicle get entirely melted, and when the temperature is slightly over freezing you can see icicle 'crying'.

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