5102 Weather machine

Starting up..
Covering the ears made no difference: the noise seemed to resonate the body tissue from within.
A deep rumbling torture. It was no use shouting.
Eyes, watering from metallic oil fumes and some undefined noxious stench, caused blurred visions of wheels and levers. And then...
In the distance a few patches of blue laced the dark skies, far away windows to a tantalizingly clear stratosphere.Weary builders cheered. Another element vanquished?