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Not only meteorites, lightnings, or light falling from the sky can be napalm. Archives of meteorologists and independent researchers keep information about natural phenomena with no less destructive potential, but much more mysterious, which explain scientists are still not able to …
Mysterious fire that caused horror and panic in the countryside terrain
The summer sky on that rainy day as if someone had torn in two. In the middle of the field a giant column of fire suddenly appeared. Menacingly staggering, with a hiss and roar, he rushed along the valley, burning everything in my way. Trees of fire tornado for some moments turned into black scary contours on a crimson background, after which they immediately crumbled to dust. A small river flowing along the bottom of the valley, failed to delay the murderous procession of fire. Jump over her tornado left behind a dry bed and, more and more sprawling, rushed to the village. Its inhabitants fell to their knees begging heaven spare them. And a miracle really happened: meters for two hundred to the outskirts, the roaring pillar of fire suddenly disappeared. Still soaring sparks in the air and ashes rained down, however danger has passed. Cutting the valley appeared to the eyes of the shocked peasants. scorched strip. It happened on July 7, 1913. in Spain. Diameter a fiery whirlwind that nearly burned the village of Picasent (near the town of Alcazar), reached a hundred meters, and the strip burned by it had a length of three kilometers.
About this event, as well as about the panic that gripped the rural the area, the newspapers reported the next day.
Heavenly fire brought destruction and fires
Far less fortunate were the inhabitants of another Spanish village – Lechon, what is in the province of Zaragoza. There July 5, 1945 fiery the tornado touched the ground twice, causing fires and destruction.
The village headman said that the whirlwind with a terrible roar sank to the ground; it seemed like a giant bomb had exploded. The fire soared to more than 30-meter height. Then the pillar got up and hit the outskirts of the village. The roar was indescribable black smoke and flame enveloped everything around. Roofs of houses and buildings caught fire, the walls cracked. Horrified people fled who is where …
Employees of a weather station that was nearby saw what is happening, but could not explain the cause of the disaster.
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That same summer, not far from Almeria (Andalusia) from the sky a few once the “fiery rain” fell, which set fire to houses, and eyewitness clothes. Arrived in reality of this phenomenon arrived scientists here: heavenly fire burned their booth in which they were meteorological instruments.
It has been suggested that there are deposits underground uranium ore or some mineral unknown to science, contributing to the flame. It prompted the entrepreneurial dealers immediately buy in the vicinity of the city more than a thousand land sites, but they were disappointed: nothing valuable in the bowels was not found …
Black cloud growing into heavenly flame
September 6, 1980 a pillar of fire swept near the city Torrejoncillo (Spanish province of Cáceres), incinerating everything in its path. One of the locals saw how trying to hide from the flame rabbits and other small animals fell dead and charred. Then, divided in two, the tornado went around belonging to a certain Benito Sagaldo farm on both sides, as if someone’s fire supervised or he possessed consciousness.
The farmer’s house didn’t catch fire, although the heat was such that the glass the bottles lost their shape, and all the plastic melted and flowed to the floor. Barbed wire became drops of molten metal flowing down on the hedge. Benito himself was found dead, however, which puzzled scientists, without any burns on the body.
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A resident of La Rinconada, located in Seville, Francisco Medzhias even managed to see how a column of fire was formed. Upon hearing some strange noise, a man went outside and found himself inside black cloud. Francisco got sick and he fell. Gust of wind with his head tore off his hat. The cloud meanwhile turned black a pillar that for some reason was tilted against the wind. Then this the eerie column ignited. Fire tornado left from home Francisco one foundation, everything is wooden, even the furniture burned out completely. The olive trees growing around the house were charred …
Rain of fire from heaven killed 32 Indians
This amazing phenomenon, people have watched for many centuries. back. For example, ancient Greek scholars called it the word prester. Aristotle mentioned fire rain in his writings, Seneca, Pliny the Elder, Heraclitus. In particular, in the description of Pliny Elder says prester “ignites and literally knocks down everything with which this element is in contact. ”
In 1640 a book called “A Pleasant Walk in the Garden with contemplation of nature, “which reported that sometimes a tornado, caught in the most ordinary cloud, suddenly in a fantastic way ignites and flies like a huge wheel of fire, inducing horror at all and burning everything that can burn: forests, houses, bread and grass …
Spanish scientists, trying to explain the nature of heavenly fire, have hypothesized that it is generated by a special kind of lightning and strong wind. However, the fiery rains that fell upon Almeria in 1945, began on calm sunny days. A similar fiery rain fell, for example, in the summer of 1910. In Canada, south of Saskatchewan, and deeply burned the earth. 32 died from him an indian from the Cree tribe, and one survived, rushing into a stream, where waited for the disaster …
The horrors of Europe due to heavenly fire
Ancient annals mention another variation of this a phenomenon that they call “wild (or aerial) fire.” it fantastic cloud of fire radiating in the sky. Worth him decline, the ancient author writes, as crops erupted and died and cattle. “Wild Fire” is able to incinerate even that which is not subject to ordinary fire.
Chronicler Ademar Shabansky witnesses ominous miracles, that took place in 823 Then in the Saxon region of Firichsazi 23 villages were burned with heavenly fire – with people living there and all livestock available. Ashes from a clear sky fell in the sequel twelve days. And on July 1, 939. “the flame that came from the sea” literally several cities on the Spanish coast burned to the ground.
Compostella Chronicle (fragments of history written in Latin) Spain) contains a long list of settlements scorched heavenly fire. And in 992. fire from the Rhine burned many German cities and villages.
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Chronicle Florence Worcester writes that from wild fire in 1048. in England, many people died, livestock suffered. Burned whole cities, and in the countryside – ripe wheat in the fields. Also repeated in 1067. Northumberland suffered from flying fire for two seasons.
Fire clouds were also known in Russia. In the composition of V.N. Berha “Solikamsk chronicler” twice mentioned the appearance of the city a cloud of fire from which ashes and sparks rained down. First time this happened on August 17, 1698. Fortunately, a formidable cloud has passed Solikamsk safely. The same thing happened in 1705: sparing the city, a burning cloud incinerated the remote surroundings. After a few days in Solikamsk came the peasants who lived on the rivers Obve and Inve, and told how a cloud of fire destroyed not only their homes and cattle, but also forests, grasses, animals …
The last time the “wild fire” appeared at a low altitude on June 15 1960 over Texas Whitney Lake. From the wave of fire generated by him car radiators exploded and a fire fired alarm town Copperla. The element burned in the district all the fields and turned plants into ashes …