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  • Location: Downton, Wiltshire
  • Location: Downton, Wiltshire

    Not much doing here. Might catch the squally bit at the end.

    Put some grass seed down earlier, in anticipation of some decent rainfall.

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    You'll like this one.... Some kids were camping over in the Downton meadows last night. Packing up in the rain this morning, we watched them bag their rubbish up, then chuck it in the trees. I shouted

    My poor attempt at taking photos of lightning with the phone! 

    Just missed out in frome again , but took a short a short stroll  to a good vantage point and caught  funnel cloud 

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  • Location: Abingdon - 55m ASL - Capital of The Central Southern England Corridor of Winter Convectionlessness
  • Weather Preferences: Winter: Snow>Freezing Fog; Summer: Sun>Daytime Storms
  • Location: Abingdon - 55m ASL - Capital of The Central Southern England Corridor of Winter Convectionlessness
    3 hours ago, MP-R said:

    Looks like that rain is a good six hours ahead of itself. Was expecting it to be dry until at least the afternoon.

    The BBC forecasts yesterday evening/night were all portraying this as rain moving into central southern areas around late afternoon. It started here at 12:30pm. Another poor forecast at relatively short-range, although I am not sure at what point they may have updated it.

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  • Location: Redlynch, Wiltshire / 110m asl
  • Weather Preferences: Cold snowy winters, warm springs, hot summers, warm then stormy autumn
  • Location: Redlynch, Wiltshire / 110m asl

    Doesn’t seem to be a lot, it has been light and patchy here.. 

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  • Location: Stroud, Gloucestershire
  • Weather Preferences: Snow, Thunderstorms, Heat, Ice, Freezing Fog. Etc
  • Location: Stroud, Gloucestershire

    Pretty wet in Stroud - had a few periods of no rain, but then heavy/moderate for half hour at time. Chucking it down now. 

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  • Location: Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset
  • Weather Preferences: Thunderstorms in the summer, frost fog & snow in winter.
  • Location: Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset

    Just heard thunder, didn't see any lightning though.

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  • Location: Cleeve, North Somerset
  • Weather Preferences: Continental winters & summers.
  • Location: Cleeve, North Somerset
    6 minutes ago, Smartie said:

    Just heard thunder, didn't see any lightning though.

    Glad I wasn't imagining it! Trying to work out where it came from as the sky is uniform grey lol.

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  • Location: East Exeter, Devon
  • Weather Preferences: Sunshine, convective precipitation, snow, thunderstorms, "episodic" months.
  • Location: East Exeter, Devon

    Unexpected thunderstorm in Exeter over the past 15-20 minutes.

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  • Location: Redlynch, Wiltshire / 110m asl
  • Weather Preferences: Cold snowy winters, warm springs, hot summers, warm then stormy autumn
  • Location: Redlynch, Wiltshire / 110m asl
    5 minutes ago, jtay said:

    Getting heavier now, in fits and starts.

     

    Got a bit of hail mixed in here.

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  • Location: Downton, Wiltshire
  • Location: Downton, Wiltshire
    Just now, CheesepuffScott said:

    Got a bit of hail mixed in here.

    I was wondering about that. I looked out towards Clearbury and it had nearly vanished.

    Radar looks tasty to the SW.

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    Sparking up a bit too.

     

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  • Location: Ilminster, Somerset
  • Weather Preferences: Thundersnow
  • Location: Ilminster, Somerset

    Huge crack and the longest rumble I have ever heard!!!

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  • Location: Efford, Plymouth
  • Weather Preferences: Misty Autumn Mornings, Thunderstorms and snow
  • Location: Efford, Plymouth

    That was some squal line. Plymouth is in chaos. Flooding everywhere, 3 foot deep in places in Keyham. All main roads into the City off A38 are closed or partly closed. The roof has collapsed at Dunhelm Mill, Asda closed for major flooding damage. 

    Flooding in Mount Gould, Devonport, Keyham, Prince Rock, Laira where I am, City Centre and Camels Head.

    Police on the point of declaring major incident.

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  • Location: Cleeve, North Somerset
  • Weather Preferences: Continental winters & summers.
  • Location: Cleeve, North Somerset

    This rain is pretty torrential out there. Really drumming away on the roof. Dead still though - very tropical vibes if not for the temperature.

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  • Location: Longwell Green, near Bristol
  • Weather Preferences: Storms, Gales, frost, fog & snow
  • Location: Longwell Green, near Bristol
    30 minutes ago, Thundery wintry showers said:

    Unexpected thunderstorm in Exeter over the past 15-20 minutes.

    Heading along the South Coast, nice little hook:

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    @Mapantz will be amongst it now.  Dorset storm shield temporarily breached?

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  • Location: SW of Sherborne. About a mile from the Somerset border.
  • Location: SW of Sherborne. About a mile from the Somerset border.

    Torrential rain and thunderstorm here for last half hour.  Stair rod rain.

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  • Location: Siston, Bristol 70m ASL
  • Location: Siston, Bristol 70m ASL

    Finally some action for the storm starved south coast! Looks like a interesting feature running East.

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  • Location: Warminster, Wiltshire
  • Location: Warminster, Wiltshire

    Couldn’t make it up, mid afternoon on 27th August it’s only 14.1c yet there’s thundery weather. Have heard several long rumbles but not seen any lightning.

    Edit, I have now!

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  • Location: Warminster, Wiltshire
  • Location: Warminster, Wiltshire

    This is fun! Several bright flashes witnessed from the open back door with my boy! 

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  • Location: Stroud, Gloucestershire
  • Weather Preferences: Snow, Thunderstorms, Heat, Ice, Freezing Fog. Etc
  • Location: Stroud, Gloucestershire

    Wow, basically... 
     

     

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  • Location: Gillingham, North Dorset
  • Location: Gillingham, North Dorset

    Well this is all very dramatic and unexpected! Thunder, lightning and torrential rain from an amazing squall line paired with very cool temperatures for the time of year at only 14.5 C 

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  • Location: Frome 330ft ASL
  • Weather Preferences: Most(see in interests section.)
  • Location: Frome 330ft ASL
    29 minutes ago, Andy Bown said:

    Couldn’t make it up, mid afternoon on 27th August it’s only 14.1c yet there’s thundery weather. Have heard several long rumbles but not seen any lightning.

    Edit, I have now!

    Hi Andy 

    couldnt have put that post any better. 

    So how come we get storms with only 14 yet with 35c and 8 days severe weather warnings received nothing .

     

    Snap as well Andy been watching from mums with my boy.  Not at home so no cams. 

    Intense rain lots flashes ! 

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  • Location: Redlynch, Wiltshire / 110m asl
  • Weather Preferences: Cold snowy winters, warm springs, hot summers, warm then stormy autumn
  • Location: Redlynch, Wiltshire / 110m asl

    Looks like a bit of action over the Poole area. I'll be greatful if I can get just a few flashes to the south of me. 13.7°C

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  • Location: Frome 330ft ASL
  • Weather Preferences: Most(see in interests section.)
  • Location: Frome 330ft ASL

    This doesn't make sense .

    on the radar it's moving southwest to northwest but outside here the cloud are moving East to west in stark contrast to what the radar is showing !!! 

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