However, observers in the mid-Southern Hemisphere will still have a chance of seeing some shooting stars if they look toward the northeast horizon. The shower will be visible all over the United Kingdom, as long as the skies are clear. The weekend weather forecast for Bulgaria has more sunny weather and little cloud cover, which should offer starwatchers a clear view of the Perseid meteor shower peak on August 11-12.
The 229-foot-tall (70-meter) rocket took off at 12:45 a.m. EDT (0445 GMT) Monday from Cape Canaveral's Complex 40 launch pad, and headed east over the Atlantic Ocean. Musk also wants to reuse the two-stage Falon 9's upper stage and its payload fairing - the nose cone that protects satellites during launch. The SES-12 spacecraft was built by Airbus Defence and Space and will deliver high-speed data across Asia and the Pacific.
Earlier this month a holidaymaker called out a government-run zoo in the Philippines , saying that they found a blind lioness "clearly suffering" in a cage that "was not clean enough". Part of a local motorway had also been blocked off due to high waters. A bear was shot dead, Sky News reported . Owned by the Wallpott family, the Eifel Zoo in the Rhineland-Palatinate near the border with Luxembourg is home to about 400 animals from 60 species, including a Siberian tiger.
Wind shear and dry air is still plaguing Alberto , but are expected to slacken Sunday giving the storm a chance to strengthen. The first named storm of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season has formed, exactly one week before the official start of the season.