Into the storm

So far we have been lucky with the weather, with calms seas and warm temperatures. Hard to believe that we are in such tranquillity in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean known for its bad temper. Murphy’s law lived up to its name! After we picked up the 17th station, we headed right into a storm. We weren’t alarmed by the sudden change as the mighty RRS Discovery is built to handle far tougher storms. Nonetheless, the scientific crew were a bit excited with many of us trying to capture some amazing pictures, while we get shelter inside. Rain or sunshine, the operations have to go on! But fortunately the storm had subsided by the time we reached our next station

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