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Will This Ever Stop

Discussion in 'General Banter' started by billz, Apr 29, 2012.

  1. billz

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    Will this b---y rain ever stop, it feels as though it has done nothing but :rain( for months now, really getting fed up with it, cant wash the zed and worse than that cant even take it for a spin. But onthe good side at least those where the hosepipe ban is still on can get a free rinse :) .
    bill
     
  2. GazHyde

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    Washed mine in the rain Friday afternoon, and it kindly stopped just as I finished rinsing the shampoo off! Bucketing down again here today...

    Wonder how much effect this rain will have on reservoir levels, and the chance of the ban being lifted?
     
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    Its been raining every day for nearly 3 weeks in worcester I've got some jobs to do on the Z and just can't get out to do it ! How long before we hear its the wettest April on record .

    Si-forks on tapatalk
     
  4. stevie_a

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    One minute you are shouting that you have no water the next you have too much

    I don't know

    Anyway i has been a lovely weekend up here in Glasgow, been out in the garden for most of it.... :p
     
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    Weather is shocking in Cheshire too :(( glad zeddy all tucked up.
    Still no console swap or strut fitted. Unfortunately what I'm saving on fuel is being eaten up by eBay #-o
     
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    My zed is due out on May 1st from its winter break...Wondering whether to save my Tax money...if this rains keeps up!! :ymdaydream:
     
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    6 degrees in rain here today. Looking lovely for the afternoon ANZAC parade the town has planned :(.

    On the subject of bringing water from areas of the uk to those that don't, someone remarked the canals would be a great way to do it. Wonder why they don't?
     
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    only let up in rain we had was yesterday, couldnt get the zed washed because of a wedding i had to go to. Started lashing it down again this morning, about a mile into my 6 mile walk/sodden tramp home from the venue.
     
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    Hose pipe bans are still effective in the areas they were introduced, this is due to this being the wrong type of rain wtf. It is not soaking into the ground and now causing the flash floods. It is also now official that this is the wettest April since records began. The next record will be that May is also the wettest as forcast for the next 10 days is the same as it has been for the last 3 weeks.
    bill
     
  10. MAURICE THE MARTIAN

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    Bill forecast is for a nice day tomoz, so pull a sickie :D :coolsteer)
    Moz :ymalien:
     
  11. billz

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    Wish i could, but have got too much on and also need to pay 2k for roof and guttering repairs to the house.
    bill
     
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    It's causing real aggro for the Touring Car racing at Thruxton. The recovery truck driver managed to get stuck in the soft grass after recovering a crashed car.... :ymblushing:
     
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    The Z3 is tucked back up in a nice dry garage awaiting its carbon splitters to be fitted :)

    Not managed to get the roof down on the Z4 :( its literally rained everyday so I'm currently looking at wind deflectors on the Roadster Solutions web site to make me feel better :coolsteer)

    Tim.
     
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    It has rained here everyday for the last 16 days and my lawn is so long I'm sure I saw a Japanese sniper crawling through it!!!
     
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    Have just come back from the gault, which is a area that is designed to flood, when the water levels are too high. It is already over the river banks and threatening the road. I went in the Land Rover fully expecting to have wade through, as coming back from Rutland yesterday, the river at Earith was very high and has flooded over the banks for about 3 miles, but not yet over the road. :-ss
    What I don't understand is that the River Authority will open the flood gates at Denver and waste all that water by letting it out into the Wash, when it is so urgently needed elsewhere. Why can't they divert it???? :-\
     
  16. badman gee

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    yep, mine too.

    the lawnmower will struggle.
     
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    :rain( Weather reporter's comment on the tle earlier is that "This is the wrong type of rain" Its falling too fast now and there for washing over the ground not having time to sink into it.........What can you say about that!!!
    We will have to change the soft tops and get us a :car)
     
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    Just to cheer you up, it's raining here too at the moment :)
     
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    Hold on.......there is a big red ball just appeared in the sky, what is this witch craft???
     
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    Whoops!!! Stuttered then hitting my send key..... Must be the weather.