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25/04/2012 at 11:41

Raining, raining, raining. Don't you know we're in a drought?

25/04/2012 at 11:48

I think no-one's told the clouds!

25/04/2012 at 12:42

Well - it's not as bad as was predicted (crossed fingers for tempting fate).  Showery rain rather than continuous downpour, and sun inbetween.  Quite mild, too - but far too wet underfoot to do anything useful in the garden.

25/04/2012 at 12:49

I can't stand it any longer! Pulls hair out. Puts on gardening coat...wellies...zips up.

 "I am just going outside and may be some time".

25/04/2012 at 12:56

Teesside, so sorry to rub it in but the sun is shining though it does keep vanishing for a few minutes behind the cloud at 13:00 hours after being out all morning and not getting wet.
Now for an egg sandwich (I had the bacon one yesterday) and off to the library though I may just stop and buy some sun glasses .
Goes off singing "when April showers should come your way"

25/04/2012 at 14:47

Clearing here. garden is a bog but the skies are bluish

25/04/2012 at 14:55

It is literally changing minute by minute from sunny to raining

25/04/2012 at 14:57

Who put kitty among the chuckies then, I should not have mentioned sun glasses.
Got into town as it really clouded over and a bitter cold east wind came straight up river from the north sea. The market stall holders dashed for their fur coats and I shot into the shops. It is now blowing strongly, feels like snow, "oh well" I saved the price of sunglasses then. Changed menu baking potato's gone in oven, salad will keep.


25/04/2012 at 15:00

We were going to have salad too, Frank - now we are going to have sausages,egg and chips

25/04/2012 at 16:20

pouring with rain in north warwickshire looads of plants waiting to be put in been soaked twice already

25/04/2012 at 16:37

Blowing a gale again!! We're having yet another 'ciclogenesis explosiva' apparently - a deep weather front which causes winds of more than 120 km/h (75 mph) - the same one which is causing the torrential rain in the UK. The worst one we had was in 2009 when winds of 240 km/h (150 mph) were recorded on high ground. It lasted all through the night, during which time we had no electricity. I really thought the roof was going to blow off the house! I don't think we're in Kansas anymore Toto...

25/04/2012 at 17:05

I think the English term for 'ciclogenesis explosiva'  is hurricane force winds. Scary stuff.

25/04/2012 at 18:54

it's pouring in the Caterham area, thanks

25/04/2012 at 19:36

In Cheshire my sunflowers are desperate to get planted out but they're taking a battering even in the vold frame.  I'm not so worried about the rain or even the wind but those sudden fierce hail storms are a killer!

25/04/2012 at 19:41

We had a lovely sunny day today

25/04/2012 at 21:09

warm morning, rather close but with a storm blowing in across the sierras, rain tomorrow but then warm again but only in the 70's-three record hot days in a row this past week

25/04/2012 at 21:53

Did I blink and miss summer?

26/04/2012 at 08:01

Still grey, still chilly, still windy and still showery. It's the repetitiveness of it all which is starting to do my head in!

26/04/2012 at 08:54
Have now got a cold. So hot water bottle filled, wood burning stove lit, box of hankies ready. Going to make a nest on the settee, and fester. Weather here the same old depressing blah.
26/04/2012 at 09:11

Hope you feel better soon figrat! Sometimes a good fester is the only solution! 

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