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alr1970

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  1. After a break of a couple of hours, the rain is back, and the warm front has passed too, now 16c after being cooler all day.
  2. 1821 at Hull on Sunday. https://www.tide-forecast.com/locations/Hull-England/tides/latest
  3. Wind of 5mph reported from Manchester airport. Thank goodness for that warning, eh?
  4. Thank goodness there's a weather warning starting in 4 minutes, the wind here is unbelievable!
  5. alr1970

    Hurricane Florence

    Video from the eye, pretty boring really...
  6. The first proper wet day I can remember in ages. Think I might light the fire later.
  7. alr1970

    Super Typhoon JEBI

    Some astonishing images here: https://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2018/sep/05/typhoon-jebi-batters-japan-in-pictures The pile of cars stands out to me.
  8. A strong breeze, 24 and sunny here. Perfect for drying 5 sleeping bags that were rather stinky after a 2 week camping holiday.
  9. Funnel cloud spotted over Macclesfield: https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/macclesfield-tornado-twister-stockport-pictures-15009716
  10. Funny, I went out at lunchtime and thought "this is ok, not that warm though". Turns out it's 26C, which would have seemed very warm 8 weeks ago. We're getting totally spoiled. The first proper autumn day will feel very cold indeed.
  11. alr1970

    June 2012 worst ever summer month?

    Ah yes, the year they moved the late May bank holiday into June and added a day for the jubilee. Thereby ensuring we had a week of chilly drizzle under canvas in the Lakes rather than some nice weather.
  12. Surprise, surprise, still dry here. A much nicer day than expected, got loads done outside, and wasn't too hot to move. Heard some distant booming thunder, sounded like it would have been intense closer by. Rain tomorrow, please?
  13. To look at the radar you'd think we're drying up after a proper soaking, but have actually had just a few seconds of rainfall.
  14. Well that band from the south did a most impressive fizzle. Not a drop made it to the ground here.
  15. That'll be the storm, not the fresher air. It's still mid-20s here in Manchester, where it's remained dry.
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