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  1. Mods, any chance that we could update the title of the thread to suggest we have passed spring & summer, oh and well in to autumn.. It is dead (not only with the weather) but in here too, so a new thread wouldn't really be needed..
  2. Jupiter putting on a fine show this morning with the early morning sky fine and clear. Overnight low of 7.9°C round about now with Bournemouth AIrport signing in @ 5°C
  3. A tad bit cooler this morning with overnight low down to 4.4C and Bournemouth Airport reaching 0C for the first time this season..
  4. It's easy to forget October is usually one of wetter months. suspect we have been spoilt by all the dry weather of late.. Even with half a month to go, I'm not getting the feeling we will reach "average"..
  5. Last nights active cell produced a peak rainfall rate of 102.86mm/hr, it certainly was chucking it down. This morning as I was about to walk out the door another cell decided it was a good time to drop it's lot!, so that's propped the rainfall for the last 2 days up to 32.5mm.
  6. A nice cell has just cruised over us with torrential rain and some lightning. Currently still raining and I can see stars, along with back edge of the cell. Nice one..
  7. Well that provided some needed rain, we picked up 21.2mm yesterday, this morning around 7am it was torrential. And now showery but some great beach weather.
  8. We must be on the "dry side" of this as we have only had 1.5mm of rain..
  9. A warm night after the last couple, coming in @ 8°C (although it might go down another 0.5°C in the next hour..)
  10. Overnight lo of 5.4°C with Bournemouth Airport just managing to stay above freezing @ 1°C. Now gorgeous sunshine again. Pleasant time of year..
  11. My wife took the photo's, next time she see's them I'll have to get her to text you too...
  12. A quick wiki suggests: A fallstreak hole (also known as a hole punch cloud, punch hole cloud, skypunch, cloud canal or cloud hole) is a large gap, usually circular or elliptical, that can appear in cirrocumulus or altocumulus clouds. Such holes are formed when the water temperature in the clouds is below freezing but the water, in a supercooled state, has not frozen yet due to the lack of ice nucleation. When ice crystals do form, a domino effect is set off due to the Bergeron process, causing the water droplets around the crystals to evaporate: this leaves a large, often circular, hole in the cloud.[1] It is believed that the introduction of large numbers of tiny ice crystals into the cloud layer sets off this domino effect of evaporation which creates the hole
  13. Some really good fallstreak holes appearing this morning:
  14. Looking @ where it is near the Kazakhstan border, I would have thought earliest snowfall...
  15. Wow a decent drop overnight we were@ 10.1C overnight and up to 15.C today