Derry fails to see solar eclipse

Fri, 20/03/2015 - 09:46 -- Editor

The 95% solar eclipse viewable from Derry this morning was obscured by heavy rainclouds that covered the skies as it was happening at around 9.35am.

The eclipse, where the moon crossed the face of the sun, is the last that will be viewable from Europe for 10 years, with the next due in 2026.