But as the last two days had been very warm, like an Indian summer
, the ice was not now transparent, showing the dark green color of the water, and the bottom, but opaque and whitish or gray, and though twice as thick was hardly stronger than before, for the air bubbles had greatly expanded under this heat and run together, and lost their regularity; they were no longer one directly over another, but often like silvery coins poured from a bag, one overlapping another, or in thin flakes, as if occupying slight cleavages.
WALES can look forward to an Indian summer
next week with temperatures reaching highs of 19degC, forecasters say.
Ian Harris Radford Poets' corner Indian Summer We're having an Indian Summer
The weather forecaster said.
This week marks the start of an Indian Summer
with temperatures sweeping back up to the 20s, the Met Office has forecast.
but not before an Indian summer
? NORTH Wales looks set to avoid an "Arctic blast" this autumn as hopes of an Indian summer
are raised by forecasters.
A spell of warmer than expected weather in early autumn is often referred to as an Indian summer
And a week later, Soho House in Handsworth plays host to an Indian Summer
Night with a screening of Slumdog Millionaire.
"An Indian summer
is when it's much warmer than average after the first frost of the year."
British Weather Services senior meteorologist Jim Dale added: "Just when you thought summer was all over, an Indian summer
AFTER a wet summer, the North East could finally be getting some sunshine - but don't call it an Indian Summer
Called An Indian Summer
, the initiative begins with a recruitment drive at 21 universities around the UK, a life size model elephant is used to attract attention, and following a selection round at the students' local Indian restaurant, successful students take part in a 24 hour fund raising challenge.
The Met Office said that while it will be unseasonably hot, it is not an 'Indian summer', as some reports have suggested, as it is too early in the year: "An Indian summer
is defined as a warm, calm spell of weather occurring after the first frost in autumn, especially in October and November," it said.
Shame, for an Apache frost and an Indian summer
somehow balance the weather lore books rather splendidly!
EXPECTATIONS of sunshine and long hot days may have been washed away by record rainfall this summer, but gardeners as nature's greatest optimists, have high hopes for an Indian Summer
Meanwhile, we'll look for an Indian summer
soon, to tide us over.