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RNLI warns against 'Storm Loch Ness' event


Posted on Monday, 22 July, 2019 | Comment icon 25 comments

Could there be a monster in Loch Ness ? Image Credit: CC 2.0 Dave Conner
Lifeboat officials in Scotland have warned social media users not to flock to the world famous loch en masse.
Hot on the heels of the 'Storm Area 51' event, 18,000 Facebook users have now signed up to 'Storm Loch Ness' on September 21st in a collective bid to hunt down the legendary Loch Ness monster.

Given the dangers of the loch however, the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) has warned people to think twice before heading out on to the water in large numbers.

"With no US Army involved, Loch Ness looks a little less hazardous than storming Area 51, but here we have our own set of problems," said a spokeswoman. "Our Atlantic 85 lifeboat has an impressive survivor-carrying capacity, but even that will be stretched by the 'attendees' of this event."
Rumored to be home to a mysterious creature, the Scottish loch is 36.2km long, at least 230m deep and contains more fresh water than all the lakes in England and Wales put together.

Weather conditions can deteriorate rapidly and the water temperature averages at just 6C.

Given the tongue-in-cheek nature of the various "Storm" events however, there is no guarantee that large crowds are actually going to show up at Loch Ness on the day.

Even so, it should be interesting to see what, if anything, happens when September comes around.

Source: BBC News | Comments (25)

Tags: Loch Ness Monster

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #16 Posted by RoofGardener on 24 July, 2019, 6:59
What, as opposed to MENSA-level lemmings ? I mean... they're hardly the most intelligent of animals to begin with ? 
Comment icon #17 Posted by Kevin Carney on 25 July, 2019, 14:40
This object is way off in the distance. Also,video was very brief. I could Not see. Any detail. This could be anything. I'm sure the people,who viewed this object. Definitely saw something. But seeing this video. It's very blurry.
Comment icon #18 Posted by Stiff on 26 July, 2019, 20:28
Comment icon #19 Posted by ScotDeerie on 26 July, 2019, 22:40
Is it okay if I go and sit in the local pub and mull over the possibility of the Loch Ness Monster?  Because, frankly, I've been looking for an excuse to go back and sit in a wonderful Scottish pub 24/7. 
Comment icon #20 Posted by ScotDeerie on 26 July, 2019, 22:42
Won't THEY be surprised?
Comment icon #21 Posted by Dejarma on 26 July, 2019, 22:55
more like idiots for believing the bloody thing really exists
Comment icon #22 Posted by ScotDeerie on 27 July, 2019, 18:39
You know it's just a goof, right?  The whole "let's storm wherever" is just a goof. And as a goof, the more outlandish the destination, the more fun it becomes.
Comment icon #23 Posted by Dejarma on 27 July, 2019, 20:26
yep... my comment was aimed at what i felt was a ridiculous question
Comment icon #24 Posted by ScotDeerie on 1 August, 2019, 2:03
How do you single out a ridiculous question from an goof?
Comment icon #25 Posted by Matt221 on 3 August, 2019, 15:57
That's a load of people going to look for an old tree floating about.


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