17th Dec, 2017

Eclipse at Chesterton Windmill

Leamington Editorial 20th Mar, 2015 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

THE HEAVEN’S above were the focus for many in the district at 9.30am this morning.

A near full solar eclipse plunged the area into darkness and saw the temperature drop for a few minutes as the moon covered the sun.

The weather for experiencing the eclipse in the Midlands was among the best in the UK. We are not expected to see a similar eclipse until 2026.

Our photographer took his place alongside other eclipse viewers at historic Chesterton Windmill while crowds gathered along The Parade in Leamington.

Crowds gathered on The Parade in Leamington. (s)

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