Eclipse sees Sirocco (almost) go dark

Alston, NCD, Nov 14 – Siroccans today almost saw a total solar eclipse, the first of its kind in Siroccan history, and an event not to occur again until July 22, 2028. In Alston, residents began gathering in the Alston Domain shortly after 10am to witness the eclipse. At around ten minutes »

Wednesday, 14 November 2012 // 1 Comment

Temperatures plummet across Sirocco, records set

Alston, NCD, Aug 17 – Alston shivered overnight as temperatures dropped below zero for the first time in memory. Alston residents woke up this morning to blankets of frost across the Alston Domain, Line Park and Mosgiel Green and mist rising from the Garden River. Most attention, however, »

Wednesday, 17 August 2011 // 1 Comment

Christchurch in ruins, concerns for Denton

Christchurch, New Zealand, Feb 22 – New Zealand’s second-largest city has been destroyed in a magnitude 6.3 earthquake, with concern being shown for the fate of Zealandia. At 12:51pm NZDT, an earthquake centred 10km south of Christchurch and at a depth of 5km rocked the city already »

Tuesday, 22 February 2011 // 4 Comments

Heavy rain causes high water

Ianson Island, NCD, Jan 23 – Heavy rain falling across New Zealand’s North Island has seen surface flooding in many areas, including the National Capital District which has been inundated by floodwaters. Lastest conditions by Sirmet show heavy rainfall over the last few days has seen »

Sunday, 23 January 2011 // 1 Comment