Burning daylight—thought these were tornadoes, I think those are the burning oil wells in Kuwait during the Gulf War. Iraq set fire to more than 600 of them as they retreated from Kuwait during the Gulf War in 1991
Original pinner sez: CycloneTracy 1974 (Santa Never Made It Into Darwin). I was nine when Cyclone Tracy hit and I remember saying to mum could you please donate my presents to these poor kids. It was horrible.
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