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Old 23 June 2005, 22:34   #1
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Thunder storms

Just finished work - 3.30AM!!! - once again the BBC weather forecast spot on - one hell of a storm just starting - loads of thunder and lightning - wind picking up and peeing down!!!

WOW!!!

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Fine evening but thunderstorms and heavy showers on Friday.

This Evening and Tonight
Pleasant evening sunshine giving way to a muggy night, with somethundery rain developing later. Minimum temperature 16 deg C (61 degF).

Tomorrow
Thundery outbreaks of rain giving some torrential downpours andleading to some localised flooding. Maximum temperature 25 deg C (77deg F).

Outlook for Saturday
Wet at first, becoming brighter and drier from the north.

Issued on: Thursday 23 June 2005
Valid between: 1800 and 0600 tomorrow
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Old 24 June 2005, 03:05   #2
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Same thing down here. Another storm just starting now. Loads of surface water and floods on the way to work
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big storm around southampton area , thunder n lightening !!
at about 2.30!
not exactly ribbing weather now is it
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Old 24 June 2005, 11:09   #4
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Have to agree Hannah!

It's been a spectacular display of forked lightning in Portsmouth all day!!!

Someone at work said the beer tent has been struck (by lightning ) at Glastonbury!!!

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Old 24 June 2005, 11:27   #5
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I took this one an hour or so ago
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Looks like that one has just landed on Kevin's house

A few stunning piccys here:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/spl/h...005/html/1.stm
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Looks like that one has just landed on Kevin's house

A few stunning piccys here:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/spl/h...005/html/1.stm
Look at pic3 - awesome!!!!!
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Well the water is nice and flat. Time to lower yer vhf antenna.

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Bit of an incident at a local hotel...think it was struck by lightning...


Sirens going mad...like NY out there!

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Had a power serge in the office today, knocked everything out.

Lights, alarms, telephones blew up a few computers. took an hour to get power back and i left at 19:30 with still no phones working!!

Crazy!!
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