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    Lower Apperley
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    A few - Rallying included
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    Anything but soggy wetness

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  1. A Sunday stroll on the beach
  2. Peering out the window this morning - first real signs of Autumn mornings , windless , clear , cool with a mist descending over the fields behind the house until the sun burns it all off. All set up for the Bank Holiday weekend which is usually the first date when we enter the gradual summer decline into a benign commencement of autumn stillness which appears to be most definitely knocking at the door. View was so good I uploaded my first piccy to my gallery, and am now thinking of taking the same view each month to see the progression into Winter
  3. The Times predicting a gloomy time ahead today https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/autumn-comes-early-for-holidays-z5dmdtfgt?shareToken=734f87f1ffc3b2910d13c884d786f3cf
  4. Just started to become really heavy and squally now and temp starting to drop - feels autumnal. feel the need for a holiday in the sun , looking at the rainfall radar we've got worse to come though
  5. Hi, as someone very much learning about weather related elements can I ask how the the rainfall radar records rain falling and what determines a reading. Quite often what is noted online as being light rain in my postcode has very little bearing on the situation on the ground. is this due to high humidity or rain simply not reaching the ground. Would like to understand more and if a tutorial is available in this respect. Right now (12:05) for example according the radar I have light rain but it clearly is not with good visibility to the cotswold escarpment. Am located between
  6. For those who know much more than I ever will, Is Arlene tropical , sub tropical or just in the vicinity , just asking as it looks a bit far north for the definition,
  7. Too late - see todays Express for further enlightenment Winter 2014 set to be 'coldest for century' Britain faces ARCTIC FREEZE in just weeks
  8. Is the jet stream changing direction? Meandering air flow could lead to longer, harsher wintersThe jet stream controls weather over Northern Europe and North America Over the past two decades, scientists believe the jet stream has weakenedInstead of circling Earth in the north, the jet stream has begun to meanderThis could cause longer and colder winters over the northern hemisphere The fast-moving river of air that controls weather over Northern Europe and North America is undergoing a dramatic shift that could lead to harsher winters. Scientists believe the jet stream which girdles Earth is
  9. Huge Squall right now - all sorts flying around. Post and Rail Fence gone and 5 posts snapped clean off. Really gusty winds and heavy rain - Horrible. Hope the roof survives and dread to think what we will find in the morning :-(
  10. Real Squally weather came through Cheltenham area about 3:30 today -. Hail , Thunder and strong winds all for about 15 minutes , trees down , Car alarms going off and property flying through the air - fascinating to watch - horrible to be out in . Thankfully passed through quickly and clear blue skys 30 or so minutes later but quite an event. Weather is rarely boring even if I don't like it
  11. A bit late in the morning for this but a quite incredible squall came over us around 11pm last night with very heavy rain and gusty winds. Took out the fence, the felt from the shed and several other panels and a brick pier attached. Much much more violent weather than the St Judes breeze here in our part of North west Gloucestershire. Did not see that coming and been clearing up all morning
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