Posts Tagged ‘wind’

Crosswind Landings and Take-Offs at BHX (Video)

Crosswind Landings and Take-Offs at BHX (Video)

A compilation of planes landing and taking-off in windy conditions at Birmingham Airport, England, this past winter.

Awesome Piloting Skills of the Day (2 Videos)

Awesome Piloting Skills of the Day (2 Videos)

First off, here’s a pilot landing a plane in rainy and windy conditions on the Flores island, part of the Azores archipelago, Portugal:

Russians vs Wind (Video)

Russians vs Wind (Video)

People battle strong wind in the city of Gelendzhik, Russia.

Semi-Truck Gets Blown Over by Wind on Idaho Bridge (Video)

Semi-Truck Gets Blown Over by Wind on Idaho Bridge (Video)

High winds blow over a semi-truck as it crosses the Hansen Bridge, near Twin Falls in Idaho. Luckily, no one was injured.

Hold on to Your Hats in Poland! (Video)

Hold on to Your Hats in Poland! (Video)

Wind is blowing people off the road near Zakopane, Poland. Literally.

People Walking Against the Wind in Norway (Video)

People Walking Against the Wind in Norway (Video)

Norwegians struggling to walk across the street in Aalesund due to high winds from Storm Ivar.

Talking Boat (Video)

Talking Boat (Video)

Meanwhile in the Netherlands…some boats have started talking. Sort of. I don’t speak boat, you’ll have to see for yourself…

Strong Wind Lifts Croatian Firefighter off the Ground (Video)

Strong Wind Lifts Croatian Firefighter off the Ground (Video)

A firefighter gets lifted off the ground by a gust of strong wind while trying to pin down a piece of tin roof in the city of Rijeka, Croatia.

Falling Tree Nearly Kills Cyclist during Storm in the Netherlands (Video)

Falling Tree Nearly Kills Cyclist during Storm in the Netherlands (Video)

A lucky Dutch cyclist narrowly escapes a falling tree on the Haarlemmerplein in Amsterdam, during the wind storm that battered the Netherlands on Monday.

Storm Collapses Scaffolding in Denmark (Video)

Storm Collapses Scaffolding in Denmark (Video)

A six-storey scaffolding collapsed during a wind storm in Copenhagen, Denmark, Monday. No one was injured in the collapse.