December and January in London last year wasn’t that bad. Not warm obviously, but I certainly remember blue skies. Hoping for the same this year on my annual visit. But November’s worse that’s for sure.Today was supposed to be clearer. Nope, same as yesterday only drizzlier. I hate November.
Send some over here, BarrieWet, wet and even wetter. Last week for three consecutive days south Devon topped the UK chart for the wettest place. On the worst day 14 hours of continuous, sometimes torrential rain with the other two days not much better It doesn't look too promising this morning either.
Sue, I wish I knew how. The ground here is saturated, and then some. Farmers have not been able to plant their winter cereals which will have a knock on effect next spring with higher grain prices, the soil has no cover crop on it and hence soil erosion is becoming a serious problem. Every time it rains soils runs off into water courses and onto the roads, here the lowest part of the village gets covered in mud, sometimes ankle deep, after any significant rainfall. The drains get blocked and then water builds up. I'm not sure if any properties have been flooded, gardens have and retaining walls demolished with the extra weight of saturated soil behind them. I recall last years Single in October when I only had to put up with one wet day during the month, this year it would have been close to one dry day and it really hasn't stopped since then!Send some over here, Barrie
Looks like summers in Sydney and the surrounds are going to be like this for the foreseeable future. Will shortly be escaping this weather for a month for a visit to London in a couple of weeks where it'll be cold and "jinglebellsy" in the run up to Christmas, sleeping under a duvet whilst it's cold outside, the direct opposite of this. Can't wait. The air quality in Sydney atm is akin to smoking 40 cigarettes a day, it's the first time I've seen white people wear those masks. I should too.
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