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Title: We have rain
Post by: ACE on June 03, 2020, 06:40:14
A very light rain, better than nothing, it will freshen the leaves but it will only take 10 minutes of sunshine to dry it up.
Title: Re: We have rain
Post by: pumpkinlover on June 03, 2020, 06:58:56
The cooler weather will help as well. Phew it's a relief.
Title: Re: We have rain
Post by: ancellsfarmer on June 03, 2020, 07:58:08
A very light rain, better than nothing, it will freshen the leaves but it will only take 10 minutes of sunshine to dry it up.
Now you've told us that, I want some !
Title: Re: We have rain
Post by: Obelixx on June 03, 2020, 08:36:30
None here, not even a dribble forecast but we do have some clouds about so it's a bit cooler and the wind has fnally dropped and swung round to the west.  It's been very wearing - and drying - having a strong north easterly for days on end.
Title: Re: We have rain
Post by: saddad on June 03, 2020, 08:49:56
Vert light at 9, moving to light now... so hoping it will carry on... meant to peak around 2pm so might do some good!
Title: Re: We have rain
Post by: Redalder on June 03, 2020, 13:14:23
I have just sat here in the west Country watching the rain on the radar move down the country and missing us altogether by about 10 Miles!

We have brown grass and struggling veg that I managed to get out of what was left of last year's seed (most of this years seed order never arrived). GRRRR
Title: Re: We have rain
Post by: tricia on June 03, 2020, 14:49:24
You're too far west Redalder! Here in Torbay it's been raining,  albeit lightly, since around 10 am. I don't think it will be enough to replenish my three empty water butts though :BangHead:

Tricia  :wave:
Title: Re: We have rain
Post by: AlanP on June 03, 2020, 15:10:21
Heavy rain overnight here in South Cumbria, guess all the weeds will appear at the allotment now.

Alan
Title: Re: We have rain
Post by: ACE on June 03, 2020, 16:39:22
Better than expected, it has just slowed a bit, enough to do some good and maybe a bit more tonight. Bit parky though.
Title: Re: We have rain
Post by: saddad on June 03, 2020, 16:41:03
Similar.. has rained lightly on and off all day.. now needs to bucket it down for a few hours overnight...
Title: Re: We have rain
Post by: cudsey on June 03, 2020, 17:30:06
It started to rain during the night and continued until about 2 and there was a chilly wind I think more rain is expected here in Sth Yorkshire during the next few days
Title: Re: We have rain
Post by: Paulh on June 03, 2020, 19:32:09
Just a sporadic very light drizzle here, not enough to wet things properly. It should pour on Sunday - our son and daughter who we've not seen since early March are visiting.
Title: Re: We have rain
Post by: Deb P on June 06, 2020, 16:07:16
Very odd weather today, bursts of typhoon like rain, followed by bright sunshine and quite cold winds. Plenty of water on the ground though!!😁
Title: Re: We have rain
Post by: BarriedaleNick on June 06, 2020, 17:32:29
It has just smashed it down here.  Heavy hail and rain just as I left the plot on my bike - great to get a much need soaking but I fear some of the stuff on the plot will have taken a beating. 
Title: Re: We have rain
Post by: tricia on June 06, 2020, 17:41:13
Gloomy, very windy, but not a drop of much needed rain  :BangHead:.

Tricia  :wave:
Title: Re: We have rain
Post by: pumpkinlover on June 07, 2020, 07:05:37
Gloomy, very windy, but not a drop of much needed rain  :BangHead:.

Tricia  :wave:

That's the most frustrating weather pattern when you have already had a hot dry period.
Title: Re: We have rain
Post by: Tiny Clanger on June 07, 2020, 10:31:55
We've had weather more like April than anything else. Sun, wind rain, hail and thunder and lightning.  :blob7:
Title: Re: We have rain
Post by: Obelixx on June 07, 2020, 10:54:02
Forecast for today is dry with cloudy spells.   Started off just so but we've just had a downpour and now it's raining steadily.   Happy Obxx.