Rain !!

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Rain !!

Postby Clarets4me » Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:54 pm

Lots of it ! A lovely deluge for about 7 minutes, just under an hour ago, then bits on and off for the last hour... Lets hope plenty fell on Winter Hill and the other Moorland areas...
Underrated is rain ! ;) ;)

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Japebe43 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:59 pm

Changeable weather fcks me up.. I'm gonna get flu.. :(

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Re: Rain !!

Postby dales_claret » Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:01 pm

Tell me about it I have just got soaked walking the dog...it was bloody brilliant :P
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Re: Rain !!

Postby The Enclosure » Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:15 pm

Great am sick of filling my watering can twice a day...mind I have only two hanging baskets and 4 or 5 planters.lol.

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Quickenthetempo » Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:30 pm

Much needed. Grass is like straw round here.

Back to sunshine tomorrow.

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Re: Rain !!

Postby ClaretTony » Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:34 pm

It was around 7 o'clock here when we got the first torrential downpour and there's been another since

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Damo » Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:42 pm

Can appreciate the rain when we haven't had any for so long

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Imploding Turtle » Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:43 pm

So much for global warming.

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Re: Rain !!

Postby cutsy123 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:49 pm

Jus played 2 hrs up crowwood. Soaked is an understatement

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Jakubclaret » Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:50 pm

Damo wrote:Can appreciate the rain when we haven't had any for so long


Agree, the wildlife that depend on it will as well, the worms probably won't agree.
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Re: Rain !!

Postby spadesclaret » Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:53 pm

Please send a teaspoon or two down here.
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Re: Rain !!

Postby Clarets4me » Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:58 pm

Still falling at a healthy rate here....

Just a note of caution, roads can get very slippy when it rains after a long dry spell .... drive safely all !!

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Re: Rain !!

Postby tim_noone » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:06 pm

cutsy123 wrote:Jus played 2 hrs up crowwood. Soaked is an understatement

That crèche as leaked for a long time now..ridiculous state of affairs.
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Re: Rain !!

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:08 pm

Clarets4me wrote:Still falling at a healthy rate here....

Just a note of caution, roads can get very slippy when it rains after a long dry spell .... drive safely all !!

Please also be careful if it snows. It can get cold.
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Re: Rain !!

Postby The Enclosure » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:14 pm

For Spades


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Re: Rain !!

Postby Woodleyclaret » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:16 pm

Not in sunny Berkshire

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Clarets4me » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:23 pm

cricketfieldclarets wrote:Please also be careful if it snows. It can get cold.


There will be some unfortunate who will wrap his car round a tree, trust me ....
Son of your father, indeed !! :D :D

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Re: Rain !!

Postby tybfc » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:27 pm

I hope it has drowned the wasps that have appeared.

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Re: Rain !!

Postby tim_noone » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:45 pm

Clarets4me wrote:There will be some unfortunate who will wrap his car round a tree, trust me ....
Son of your father, indeed !! :D :D

Chicory tip ....off the old block! :D

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Re: Rain !!

Postby karatekid » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:49 pm

tybfc wrote:I hope it has drowned the wasps that have appeared.



And the damn flies.
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Re: Rain !!

Postby Cirrus_Minor » Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:09 pm

I have been leaving the conservatory door open in the evenings for weeks. Kept looking at the rain out of the front window getting excited because I don’t have to water the allotment like a bloody idiot and eventually went round the back to see a flooded conservatory. What a dick!
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Re: Rain !!

Postby gawthorpe_view » Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:26 pm

All you can eat buffet for the slugs tonight.
Get some pellets down.

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Re: Rain !!

Postby burnleymik » Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:27 pm

It really came down, but the ground is so dried out it just sat on top and flooded a large part of the garden! Weather states back to warm and dry tomorrow though.

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Re: Rain !!

Postby claretblue » Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:31 pm

spadesclaret wrote:Please send a teaspoon or two down here.


thought you'd have enough cutlery M'Lady! :D

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Stayingup » Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:42 pm

Woodleyclaret wrote:Not in sunny Berkshire


Or in the Sahara - apparently.

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Cirrus_Minor » Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:47 pm

Stayingup wrote:Or in the Sahara - apparently.


Apparently more people die of drowning in deserts than die of thirst, strange but true.

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Re: Rain !!

Postby spadesclaret » Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:01 pm

claretblue wrote:thought you'd have enough cutlery M'Lady! :D


Of course I have, blue, all aptly monogrammed ;) I should have put teaspoonful but it is such an ugly word :D

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Re: Rain !!

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:06 pm

Clarets4me wrote:There will be some unfortunate who will wrap his car round a tree, trust me ....
Son of your father, indeed !! :D :D

:D :D :D :D

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Re: Rain !!

Postby starting_11 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:53 pm

It rained here about 7.30... I went outside to WATCH it for about 10 minutes.

My brother told me about Fijian lads or whatever in the Army in Germany crawling out of their tents at 3am just to "watch" it snow... They'd never seen it before.

I can honestly say I knew how they felt!

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Imploding Turtle » Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:03 am

starting_11 wrote:It rained here about 7.30... I went outside to WATCH it for about 10 minutes.

My brother told me about Fijian lads or whatever in the Army in Germany crawling out of their tents at 3am just to "watch" it snow... They'd never seen it before.

I can honestly say I knew how they felt!


You were cold too?

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Re: Rain !!

Postby starting_11 » Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:31 am

Yeah... but I soon got rid of yer mam and I was reet again!

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Re: Rain !!

Postby ClaretDiver » Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:23 am

Clarets4me wrote:Still falling at a healthy rate here....

Just a note of caution, roads can get very slippy when it rains after a long dry spell .... drive safely all !!


True dat....when I lived in Perth, Australia, the first rains of winter caused so many accidents it was unreal....cars flying around everywhere

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Re: Rain !!

Postby beddie » Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:15 am

Hose pipe bans start early August :(

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Cocker Claret » Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:27 am

Thats not rain, what about the abandoned boxing day game against Port Vale in 1994? Now THATS rain.The Longside was full so had to go in the Bee Hole end, soaked to the skin, and as i walk on never got a refund or a ticket for the rearranged game.On the plus side i think we were losing 2-1 and seem to remember the Tinman scoring a cracker.We won the rearranged game 4-3 as well.

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Clevedon Claret » Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:55 am

Well we didn't get any, not a drop. :(
I was hoping for a good downpour as advertised on the bbc weather app to fill my water butts. Can't ever remember them running out.
The butts are on either side of the house solely for watering a couple of hanging baskets each. Out of the 200 litre capacity they are down to less than 10 litres in each. :o
Probably a good time to give them a good clean out I suppose.

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Re: Rain !!

Postby claretblue » Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:04 am

Clevedon Claret wrote:Well we didn't get any, not a drop.


where are you Clevedon? :D

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Clevedon Claret » Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:19 am

claretblue wrote:where are you Clevedon? :D


Clevedon,Somerset. :lol:

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Re: Rain !!

Postby South West Claret. » Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:43 am

''A hosepipe ban was introduced in Northern Ireland at the end of June.''

Unbelievable virtually every weather forecast in the winter seems to show rain or clouds over NI.

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Rileybobs » Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:47 am

South West Claret. wrote:''A hosepipe ban was introduced in Northern Ireland at the end of June.''

Unbelievable virtually every weather forecast in the winter seems to show rain or clouds over NI.


They’re very cautious in Ireland, they ban hospipes to be sure, to be sure.

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Clarets4me » Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:54 am

More of the wet stuff ! It's a beautiful thing, I tell you !!

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Imploding Turtle » Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:00 am

Japebe43 wrote:Changeable weather fcks me up.. I'm gonna get flu.. :(


Today I learned that rapidly changing meteorological conditions is a primary cause of influenza.

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Shappie » Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:37 am

Clevedon Claret wrote:Clevedon,Somerset. :lol:



I used to love playing at Clevedon when they were in the western league

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Woodleyclaret » Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:41 am

Two days rain In Burnley .Does it never stop

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Clevedon Claret » Sun Jul 29, 2018 9:16 am

Shappie wrote:I used to love playing at Clevedon when they were in the western league


Hi Shapie, how long ago was that?

The Rain thankfully arrived here yesterday, water butts are now full. Bring back the sun.

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Shappie » Sun Jul 29, 2018 9:37 am

Clevedon Claret wrote:Hi Shapie, how long ago was that?



A while ago now mate! Late 90’s - Mid 2000’s. I played there for Barnstaple and ilfracombe. I think there were two different cleavdon teams. The western premier team went on to the southern league and one (clevedon united?) played in western league 1

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Clevedon Claret » Sun Jul 29, 2018 9:55 am

Shappie wrote:A while ago now mate! Late 90’s - Mid 2000’s. I played there for Barnstaple and ilfracombe. I think there were two different cleavdon teams. The western premier team went on to the southern league and one (clevedon united?) played in western league 1


Football and Rugby pitches agin one another, lots of mud and plenty of beer afterwards. Clevedon United are still there.
Clevedon Town sold their stadium for housing and are now on the outskirts at what was the Hand stadium, now known as the Everyone active stadium.
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Re: Rain !!

Postby Thick necker » Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:28 am

Happy for it to rain this week. Needs to clear up for Worsley Cup final next Sunday though!

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Shappie » Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:41 am

Clevedon Claret wrote:Football and Rugby pitches agin one another, lots of mud and plenty of beer afterwards. Clevedon United are still there.
Clevedon Town sold their stadium for housing and are now on the outskirts at what was the Hand stadium, now known as the Everyone active stadium.



Clevedon United is the one you can see from the motorway isn’t it ?

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Re: Rain !!

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Re: Rain !!

Postby Clevedon Claret » Mon Jul 30, 2018 11:21 pm

Shappie wrote:Clevedon United is the one you can see from the motorway isn’t it ?


No, that's Clevedon Town's ground.


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