If you hear sirens and it is Monday don't panic!

If you hear sirens and it is Monday, don’t panic!

Loud sirens? On Monday? Don’t panic! In Haarlem and elsewhere in the country the first Monday of every month at 12:00 the air raid is tested to check whether the sirens work anywhere and can be heard, but also to keep the alarm system in the public consciousness. Somewhat disconcerting the first time you hear them if you don’t know about it! And even if you know it: in one way or another, I’m getting touched by that sound.

(Source: Wikipedia)



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  1. Nick Ferrara
    Nick Ferrara says:

    Never thought about this being at other places, I always just thought it was something that my work did on the first Monday of the month…I guess I am there each time it happens 🙂

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