We might rarely get a white Christmas around here, but it’s looking increasingly like we’re going to get a repeat of last years late season snow fall, so we might be seeing in Easter morning with snow on the ground… As usual MetCheck has the detailed explanation of where it is all coming from.
In recent years, we’ve not had much opportunity to demonstrate our traditional British stoicism in the face of the British weather – not so this year. After major flooding yesterday, and with more rain predicted, today was planned to be the annual swimming party and barbecue for the junior choir. There was some speculation that maybe we’d cancel – as you can see from the picture we didn’t!
Here you can see the junior choir happily swimming whilst it pours with rain – and with the parents huddled under umbrellas!
Having said that it was still rather galling when after an afternoon of downpours, just as everybody was leaving the sun finally came out – well for a few minutes anyway.
The weather today has been totally bizarre. There I was sat in the car having put my lunchbox in the back, it was a bit overcast, but then suddenly it starts pelting down with hail – in July!
However, almost as soon as it had started, it stopped…
And all of this on the day that various of the water companies in the south applied for drought orders…