If they survived the landing, the two 7cm-tall, cylinder shaped rovers will "hop" across the surface and replenish their power with solar cells. The team behind the expedition faced a nervous two-day wait for the Minerva-II rovers to send back information, but on Sunday, they confirmed the rovers landed.
He added the beluga had been feeding around barges on the river for around an hour and had not moved more than 200m either direction on the river. Video footage showed the white mammal surfacing in the Thames near Gravesend, Kent, though no official identification has been made.
Forecasters say Kirk will begin moving more quickly across the ocean as of Tuesday and is expected to strengthen in the next two days. Then, weakening is likely during the middle to latter part of the week. One possible storm down and two to go, with another maybe in the wings. According to an advisory early Monday morning, that low-pressure system roughly midway between Bermuda and the Bahamas has a 40 percent chance of development in the next five days.
Although neither the gnats or the spiders are risky to humans, CNN predicts getting rid of the webs will require a lot of dusting. The seasonal phenomenon is caused by mating spiders of the Tetragnatha genus - otherwise known as stretch spiders .
As the storm passes, the Red Cross is preparing to provide shelter for tens of thousands of people until they can return home or find other places to stay. In addition to financial donation, the Red Cross is also asking for blood donations with almost 150 blood drives cancelled due to Florence. Those in affected areas are urged to make an appointment now to give blood or platelets to help maintain the nation's blood supply.
More than 33 inches of rain fell in parts of the state. At least 27 people have been killed in North Carolina, eight in SC, and one in Virginia. "We know agricultural losses will be significant because the flooding has affected the top six agricultural counties in our state", said agriculture commissioner Steve Troxler in a press release .