The turret is made of welded steel providing Level 1 protection and is armed with a 120/25 millimetre
breach-loading smoothbore mortar.
That is, one millimetre
is one-millionth of a kilometre.
"There is a 70-80 per cent chance of us getting two or three millimetres
of rain and a 20 per cent chance of us getting more than that.
Further, he said 17 boreholes were operational which supplied about 7 751 cubic millimetres
per day in Maun against the required 14 715 cubic millimetres
per day and thus there was a shortfall of 6 964 cubic millimetres
of water per day.
This is not the case at Cork with the course, due to host racing on Saturday, having been flooded by 40 millimetres
of rain on Sunday night.
Where we have gone wrong in this country is to ignore centimetres and express all measurements less than one metre in millimetres
, which are much more difficult to comprehend.
He was told by a nurse: "Three millimetres
this way, you no walk - three millimetres
that way, you dead."
The Sultanate of Oman is characterised by hyper-arid (less than 100 millimetres
of rainfall), arid (100-250 millimetres
of rainfall) and semi-arid (250-500 millimetres
of rainfall) environments," said Dr Kwarteng.
In front it is 1,553 millimetres
(an extra 11 millimetres
), and in the rear 1,557 millimetres
(an extra 16 millimetres
"I have two forecasts that tell me I might have as much as 15 millimetres
of rain overnight and while I am confident we can take it, if they are wrong and we get 25 millimetres
, it is worth taking the responsible view and having a precautionary look."
In addition to this diamond, there were 29 other diamonds, ranging in size from 3.06 to 0.70 millimetres
, recovered from the same sample.