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  • Location: St rads Dover
  • Weather Preferences: Snow, T Storms.
  • Location: St rads Dover
    57 minutes ago, Swansonson69 said:

    North east and some North West. 

    And the extreme SE corner, and east Anglia too.

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  • Location: Retford
  • Weather Preferences: Severe weather
  • Location: Retford
    Just now, alexisj9 said:

    And the extreme SE corner, and east Anglia too.

    I thought they got some, guess I was wrong. 

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  • Location: Near Horsham, West Sussex
  • Location: Near Horsham, West Sussex

    I’m hearing reports from friends that the sussex storm has caused flooding. imageproxy.php?img=&key=d8af95ed7f22db9e

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  • Location: Chichester
  • Location: Chichester
    2 minutes ago, sunnijim said:

    42mm in under an hour at Littlehampton certainly flash flooding teritory.

    I would say so, thsts even closer to me but still nothing...

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  • Location: St rads Dover
  • Weather Preferences: Snow, T Storms.
  • Location: St rads Dover
    56 minutes ago, Swansonson69 said:

    Those people running into the sea in the middle of the storm lol. ?

    Nuts, guess they don't know water is a good conducter.

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  • Location: Beverley, E Yorks, 19m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: Snow, Thunder - not necessarily at the same time!
  • Location: Beverley, E Yorks, 19m ASL

    New cell gone up NE of Brynamman: no sferics yet but looks quite intense on radar.

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  • Location: Bournemouth
  • Weather Preferences: Hot, Very Warm, Warm! Sunshine & TS
  • Location: Bournemouth

    Just got home and it’s unusually about 3c warmer 1miles from the coast than 15miles inland. However importantly a tiny breeze coming from the sea....

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  • Location: Worthing, West Sussex
  • Weather Preferences: Anything unusual
  • Location: Worthing, West Sussex
    1 minute ago, West Sussex Kate said:

    I’m hearing reports from friends that the worthing storm has caused flooding. imageproxy.php?img=&key=d8af95ed7f22db9e

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    Odd! Not in my part of Worthing! 

    There was heavy rain but not enough to cause that kind of flooding.

     

    It’s just started spitting with rain after the earlier rain had almost dried up

     

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  • Location: CARDIFF
  • Location: CARDIFF
    Just now, Muffelchen said:

    New cell gone up NE of Brynamman: no sferics yet but looks quite intense on radar.

    according to blitzortung there is a strike near maesteg.

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    1 minute ago, tomp456 said:

    Odd! Not in my part of Worthing! 

    There was heavy rain but not enough to cause that kind of flooding.

     

    It’s just started spitting with rain after the earlier rain had almost dried up

     

    Localised nature of intense downbursts 

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  • Location: Basildon
  • Weather Preferences: Thunderstorms
  • Location: Basildon
    2 minutes ago, alexisj9 said:

    Nuts, guess they don't know water is a good conducter.

    So is a 15' carbon beach casting rod, that's why I stayed at home today

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  • Location: Near Horsham, West Sussex
  • Location: Near Horsham, West Sussex
    3 minutes ago, tomp456 said:

    Odd! Not in my part of Worthing! 

    There was heavy rain but not enough to cause that kind of flooding.

     

    It’s just started spitting with rain after the earlier rain had almost dried up

     

    Ok. 

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  • Location: Beverley, E Yorks, 19m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: Snow, Thunder - not necessarily at the same time!
  • Location: Beverley, E Yorks, 19m ASL

    @viking_smb Yep, another cell has gone up East of Neath. You guys might do well soon ?

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  • Location: Worthing, West Sussex
  • Weather Preferences: Anything unusual
  • Location: Worthing, West Sussex
    1 minute ago, Mokidugway said:

    Localised nature of intense downbursts 

    Yup

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  • Location: Whaley Bridge - Peak District
  • Weather Preferences: RACY, Extratropical Storm, Barocyclonic Leaf
  • Location: Whaley Bridge - Peak District

    A couple of cells now cropping up in Snowdonia, with sferics.

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  • Location: CARDIFF
  • Location: CARDIFF
    1 minute ago, Muffelchen said:

    @viking_smb Yep, another cell has gone up East of Neath. You guys might do well soon ?

    the one near maesteg is probably caused by the bwlch, large mountain with a lovely drive across it as use it in work

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  • Location: Chichester
  • Location: Chichester
    5 minutes ago, tomp456 said:

    Odd! Not in my part of Worthing! 

    There was heavy rain but not enough to cause that kind of flooding.

     

    It’s just started spitting with rain after the earlier rain had almost dried up

     

    Snap i am in chichester and not a drop

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  • Location: Basildon
  • Weather Preferences: Thunderstorms
  • Location: Basildon
    Just now, Mokidugway said:

    Or 300 ft up a repeater tower ?

    No thanks ?

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  • Location: Halewood, Merseyside, (29M ASL)
  • Weather Preferences: Winter - snow, Irish sea convection. Summer - thunderstorms, hot sunny days
  • Location: Halewood, Merseyside, (29M ASL)
    7 minutes ago, alexisj9 said:

    Nuts, guess they don't know water is a good conducter.

     It’s not actually, water is a poor  conductor. 

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  • Location: Home - Bexley, London/Kent border. Work - Cannon Street, C London
  • Location: Home - Bexley, London/Kent border. Work - Cannon Street, C London
    10 minutes ago, Chi-gareth said:

    Wheres here? 

    SE London/NW Kent area. Should say in my profile 

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