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Have we all survived the storm?

Hope you are all tucked up nice and warm. It has been hell up here on the moors. This is the first time we have had power for 8 hours. Lost a couple of nice pots in the garden and a few limbs of various trees.....and the cat.
I will not be finishing the GTV suspension rebuild this weekend!!
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Yeovil calling, we had one hell of a rough night with gales, torrential rain and believe it or not thunder ( unusual in a gale ) one of the neighbours has "tree" on his bonnett but the rest of the cars escaped.
 
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Hope you are all tucked up nice and warm. It has been hell up here on the moors. This is the first time we have had power for 8 hours. Lost a couple of nice pots in the garden and a few limbs of various trees.....and the cat.
I will not be finishing the GTV suspension rebuild this weekend!!
Glad you're all safe.
Hope the cat has just gone into hiding and hasn't been hurt.

Not so bad in Suffolk but kept me awake all night!
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We had a terrible night in South Wales, 70 mph winds and torrential rain. Made me chuckle when the weather girl on the local news said " Avoid going out tonight if you can and whatever you do, definatly do not go out on the Water"
I was up at 0100 and boarding a 30000 tonne coal ship at 0215 to take her into Newport
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As Firecracker said, its not been to bad here in Suffolk, just heavy rain showers and lots of wind, plenty of surface water about too.
Was hoping to get on with working on my 146 today, but no chance with this weather!

Hope your cat is ok Alibob!
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The cat was in the whole time. It has just appeared from the cardboard box with all my Polybushes in! You have never seen a more over the top package; 4 small packs of bushes, 4 cubic meters of giant bubble wrap and box big enough to classified in Cornwall as "Affordable Housing".
BTW it has turned into a lovely afternoon.
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We had a terrible night in South Wales, 70 mph winds and torrential rain. Made me chuckle when the weather girl on the local news said " Avoid going out tonight if you can and whatever you do, definatly do not go out on the Water"
I was up at 0100 and boarding a 30000 tonne coal ship at 0215 to take her into Newport
iam sending one one of my trucks to merthyer tydfil tonight its leaving essex at 1 oclock in the morning i hope it gets back
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Alright here in the Midlands... no damage to report
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The cat was in the whole time. It has just appeared from the cardboard box with all my Polybushes in! You have never seen a more over the top package; 4 small packs of bushes, 4 cubic meters of giant bubble wrap and box big enough to classified in Cornwall as "Affordable Housing".
BTW it has turned into a lovely afternoon.

Relieved to hear that the cat's ok.

Been tipping it down all day here - seemed like 10pm since breakfast!
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Finally got around to building up my fence last weekend - 7' high by about 10' long. This weekend has been a decent test for it, still in one piece
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Glad to hear your cat is ok Alibob!

cats are good at finding places to hide! I'm always trying to find our two.
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We have had a massive hailstorm and some good downpours.

Just hope the baby chick will be ok, I only put it out yesterday. (Although I did make a hot water bottle for it )

If the electric goes out I lose 18 eggs in the incubator too.
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I'm just South of Bury St Edmunds, and we've had no hailstorms, or mini tornados to my knowledge, just lots of rain to stop me working on my car.
Hail and tornados must have bypassed me!
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it's still a bit fresh out there now, although the rain has relented a bit.

supposed t be like this for the remainder of the week....joy, might get the kite out
 
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It has been a manic week for us in West Cornwall. I am an aerial rigger and we have been rushed off our feet replacing broken aerial poles and rusted out Sky dishes that where brought to their untimely demise by the harsh winds.

On a more positive note, I can now afford that car stereo I have been promising myself.
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Ooooooer....It don't sound to good out there at the moment. Hurricane Airbaglight is back.
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