In the Spotlight The rain it raineth every day: A snapshot of life in Britain's wettest town 11 February 2011 A snapshot of life in Britain's wettest town Weather Behind the folklore: cows lying down: Do cows really lie down when it rains? 17 December 2010 Do cows lie? Weather Behind the folklore: swallows flying high: Do high-flying swallows mean dry weather? 01 October 2010 When Swallows fly high, the weather will be dry. Are birds really any good at forecasting the weather?