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Yvette

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Re: Weather
« Reply #15 on: December 28, 2013, 10:02:13 AM »
I always keep food in stock.

Torches and 2 large battery hurricane lamps - and spare batteries of course.

My Auntie told me a few years ago about buying a stack of those press lights you can stick to walls.  I have a couple in each room, so if there is a power cut, I can press the little lights to find my way about.

I have bedding and a sofa bed downstairs in case there is a power cut - the stairlift battery stores enough power to make a trip downstairs.

I am unlikely to get flooded as I live on a hill (crosses fingers).

Dic Penderyn

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Re: Weather
« Reply #16 on: December 28, 2013, 03:29:36 PM »
It's OK I'm building an Ark.
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Re: Weather
« Reply #17 on: December 30, 2013, 12:02:25 AM »
The winds getting up again and it sounds very noisy whistling through all the boat rigging.

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« Reply #18 on: December 30, 2013, 08:06:11 AM »
dd your just trying to make me jealous. :-)
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Re: Weather
« Reply #19 on: December 30, 2013, 10:51:40 AM »
No dic, just trying to get to sleep!   ;-)

Yvette

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Re: Weather
« Reply #20 on: December 30, 2013, 11:30:23 AM »
I am fed up of the weather.   >angry<

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Re: Weather
« Reply #21 on: December 30, 2013, 12:02:18 PM »
Cold wet and windy.  :-(
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Re: Weather
« Reply #22 on: December 30, 2013, 01:45:43 PM »
cold,wet, hail, snow and a broken heating

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Re: Weather
« Reply #23 on: December 30, 2013, 02:24:31 PM »
It was dire here a few hours ago - torrential rain and blowing a hoolie. Much better now though, even a bit of sunshine. I'm glad that it means Hurtyboy and his girlfriend don't have to drive home in that terrible stuff!

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Re: Weather
« Reply #24 on: December 30, 2013, 10:02:58 PM »
Just back from Ireland early,hours this morning, first thing I see as me and sis trawl our cases through garden to patio doors is 2 fence panels have fallen down, on closer inspection this evening ( after 3 loads of washing) is the side gate is hanging on its hinges.   >doh<  Gonna be an expensive January for me.

Also saw next door ( lady has just bought the house and moved in before Christmas ) that 3 of her fence panels are just about hanging on for dear life !!,

Oh well could have been worse, as our garden are next to each other I will see if she knows anyone who could do mine and her fences at the same time, may prove to be a bit cheaper ( yeah right ).  :-(

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Re: Weather
« Reply #25 on: January 01, 2014, 07:41:07 PM »
How frustrating sherbs.

It's blowing like crazy again and last night we had a thunder storm.   There's an awful lot of water laying on the ground and some minor flooding.  If it keeps on raining then the flooding will be worse by the morning.

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Re: Weather
« Reply #26 on: January 01, 2014, 10:39:53 PM »
We have had water pouring in above the Kitchen /dining room window.  Large son was down visiting his granddaughter for a few days and on the only rain free day he put silicon between the bricks. But it didn't help much and I am soaking through 8 sheets and about the same in bath towels everyday. Nothing really can be done until I find a builder and we have some dry weather. Dreading heating and leccy bill with all this drying stuff > Plus it smells really damp as well Grrr.
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Re: Weather
« Reply #27 on: January 02, 2014, 12:04:03 PM »
The weather here is nice at the moment - clear and dry. I hope those of you who are still getting soaked are well, and that the rain will end soon. >hugs<

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Re: Weather
« Reply #28 on: January 02, 2014, 12:28:00 PM »
A sunny dry day (just for a change) here in the rather soggy South-West of England as well, but surprise surprise, the wet and windy monotony returns tonight  >doh<  Never mind, a few dry weeks in the spring and there will be hosepipe bans, I expect  >whistle<

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Re: Weather
« Reply #29 on: January 02, 2014, 04:56:27 PM »
Frances  >hugs<  that sounds really horrible!  :-(


We live at the top of a hill, so chances of flooding are very low. However, we went for a drink this arvo at the pub about 1 mile away. This is right next to the river and the area is very flooded. The river is right up over the banks which, in normal circumstances, are about 5 foot above the water level. The adjacent fields are well flooded but the houses are OK. I think there is worse to come from upstream though...