Photoblog Acts of nature

Snake vs. tokay gecko

Snake vs. tokay gecko

At lunchtime my sister-in-law called me to deal with a snake in the garden. It was about 1.2m long, and coiled around a tokay gecko, which had the snake gripped in it's powerful jaws. Now, if a snake is in the house then I'm afraid it has got to die, but I'll spare them in the garden, so I flicked it out of the gate and onto the side of the road.

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Aek Udon vor dem Sturm

Storm over Udon Thani

Yesterday, the 17th of March, there was a violent thunderstorm in the evening. Unusually strong winds caused damage to several buildings in the city. A hall that was still under construction at the intersection of the ring road on the DIY outlet "Global House" fell apart completely. At Aek Udon hospital a huge sign was knocked down by the wind and then fell to a nearby building. The electric supply was cut in some areas of the city due to collapsed pylons. Fortunately we haven't heard of any injured people.

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eingestürzte Halle 1

A gust of wind, as the warehouse was gone

A strong gust of wind was enough to make a still unfinished warehouse turn into a mess of bent steel. The construction was about 35 meters high. When the collapse came a worker employed in the construction of the hall died, and several others were injured

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