Jorge has become a kind of meteorologist in a town of Burgos. The young man of so alone 14 years, he is an ax in his predictions and knows how to forecast the weather without using apps or any other technology. In fact, in his day he already predicted the storm Filomena, as reported today Antenna 3 in your newsletter,
This man from Burgos began to feel a fascination for nature when he was barely 7 years: “Observe those flights of birds, insects …”, explains the ‘meteorologist’ Jorge, who already with 14 years, has become a expert in the cabañuelas, a set of methods traditional long-term weather forecast used in central and southern Spain (the Canary Islands included), as well as in America.
“They basically work by observing nature, everything you see,” says young Jorge. His teacher was Rafa, the pastor of his town, who explains how you can know through this method if it will rain or not next spring. “On August 2, you lift the stone and if it has water, there will be plenty of water in the spring,” reveals the pastor.
The weather in 2022
After long hours analyzing the humidity of the stones in the month of August and observing the evolution of the clouds or the flight of the birds, Jorge has put it on paper and has predicted what the weather will be like for next 2022.
“We are expected to have a harsh winter, rainy spring, unstable summer“, Assures the young ‘meteorologist’. Therefore, for the next few months, he predicts a changing weather.