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My roof is leaking (lead flashing has split) and the bedroom ceiling is damp. :((
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Watching a Welsh idiot on BBC News driving his Mondeo down the High Street with water over the bonnet.
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Sandstorm wrote:Watching a Welsh idiot on BBC News driving his Mondeo down the High Street with water over the bonnet.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-51519635

Audi driver, it’s expected, they’re very simple
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Plato'sCave wrote:
Sandstorm wrote:Watching a Welsh idiot on BBC News driving his Mondeo down the High Street with water over the bonnet.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-51519635

Audi driver, it’s expected, they’re very simple
:lol:
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Plato'sCave wrote:
Sandstorm wrote:Watching a Welsh idiot on BBC News driving his Mondeo down the High Street with water over the bonnet.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-51519635

Audi driver, it’s expected, they’re very simple
So it was an Audi Mondeo?
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Plato'sCave :lol:

Well fuck. I got out of bed to find 6 large fence panels down. :x
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Plato'sCave wrote:Image
Caerphilly in the news :thumbup:
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Just heard from friends that the roads from the Forest of Dean to Gloucester are flooded, so the Forest is cut off (literally as well as culturally now)

So the Forest is annexed back into Wales :thumbup:


(and I can work from home tomorrow :) )
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Carnage in Pontypridd and Taffs Well. Ponty looks like Happy Shopper Venice.
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Just drove from Raglan to Cardiff. Fun times.
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Not Frankie wrote:Carnage in Pontypridd and Taffs Well. Ponty looks like Happy Shopper Venice.
I have only ever seen the Taff running over the top of the Castle inn bridge once before and that was in 1979, a sobering sight indeed.
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Footbridge from Taff street to Pontypridd park




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I was down at Cenarth falls last year, grumpy bastards hut got washed away lol.. west walians will know the significance of this...
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Landslides in Glynneath and Mountain Ash, Aberdulais closed - police moving families at 4am...
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Druid wrote:Footbridge from Taff street to Pontypridd park




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at the risk of asking a daft question, how high up is that bridge?

Stay safe folks :thumbup:
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Short Man Syndrome wrote:Landslides in Glynneath and Mountain Ash, Aberdulais closed - police moving families at 4am...
Glad I escaped back to Oxford on Thursday. .
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Plastic Sarrie wrote:
Druid wrote:Footbridge from Taff street to Pontypridd park




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at the risk of asking a daft question, how high up is that bridge?

Stay safe folks :thumbup:
It's normally high enough to hurt if you do a belly flop :thumbup:
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Must be hundreds of millions of pounds worth of improvements there.
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I was safe in my ark. A few beers and a homemade chilli con carne got one through the Great Flood of South Wales.
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AND-y wrote:Just drove from Raglan to Cardiff. Fun times.
Yes it's pretty wet and windy in Raglan. I popped into the village for some shopping this morning and it was deserted
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paddywack wrote:
AND-y wrote:Just drove from Raglan to Cardiff. Fun times.
Yes it's pretty wet and windy in Raglan. I popped into the village for some shopping this morning and it was deserted
:shock: I didn't think I met anyone who had been to Raglan even when I lived there. :lol:
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AND-y wrote:
paddywack wrote:
AND-y wrote:Just drove from Raglan to Cardiff. Fun times.
Yes it's pretty wet and windy in Raglan. I popped into the village for some shopping this morning and it was deserted
:shock: I didn't think I met anyone who had been to Raglan even when I lived there. :lol:
euhm, *cough*?
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Salanya wrote:
AND-y wrote:
paddywack wrote:
AND-y wrote:Just drove from Raglan to Cardiff. Fun times.
Yes it's pretty wet and windy in Raglan. I popped into the village for some shopping this morning and it was deserted
:shock: I didn't think I met anyone who had been to Raglan even when I lived there. :lol:
euhm, *cough*?
Of course, sorry Sal
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Not Frankie wrote:Carnage in Pontypridd and Taffs Well. Ponty looks like Happy Shopper Venice.
My son is in Edinburgh. He left his car in Raymond Terrace, Pontypridd. If I knew how to embed a Google image I would but here is the link.

He expects to be car shopping next week.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Ponty ... -3.3420797
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Edinburgh01 wrote:
Not Frankie wrote:Carnage in Pontypridd and Taffs Well. Ponty looks like Happy Shopper Venice.
My son is in Edinburgh. He left his car in Raymond Terrace, Pontypridd. If I knew how to embed a Google image I would but here is the link.

He expects to be car shopping next week.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Ponty ... -3.3420797
He’d have been doing that regardless of the heavy rain.
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AND-y wrote:
Salanya wrote:
AND-y wrote:
paddywack wrote:
AND-y wrote:Just drove from Raglan to Cardiff. Fun times.
Yes it's pretty wet and windy in Raglan. I popped into the village for some shopping this morning and it was deserted
:shock: I didn't think I met anyone who had been to Raglan even when I lived there. :lol:
euhm, *cough*?
Of course, sorry Sal
:lol:
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Wind is ridic right now
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Worst of the storm gone from Ireland. Early this morning was rough.

Storm Ciara last week was more intense for Ireland
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iarmhiman wrote:Worst of the storm gone from Ireland. Early this morning was rough.

Storm Ciara last week was more intense for Ireland
The rain has just been solid over the last 48 hours - there was one dry hour this afternoon, but the wind and rain have picked up again.

All on saturated ground from last weekend
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Salanya wrote:
iarmhiman wrote:Worst of the storm gone from Ireland. Early this morning was rough.

Storm Ciara last week was more intense for Ireland
The rain has just been solid over the last 48 hours - there was one dry hour this afternoon, but the wind and rain have picked up again.

All on saturated ground from last weekend
I suppose for us it was more about the strength of the wind than the amount of rain
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Wow

I'm sure the pilot wouldn't have landed if it was a passenger plane
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This one is well worth a look, can only pity anyone having a last pint in the on board bar.



https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland- ... t-51522580
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Video says it all, great skill by the pilots. :thumbup:
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MrDominator wrote:Must be hundreds of millions of pounds worth of improvements there.
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Salanya wrote:
iarmhiman wrote:Worst of the storm gone from Ireland. Early this morning was rough.

Storm Ciara last week was more intense for Ireland
The rain has just been solid over the last 48 hours - there was one dry hour this afternoon, but the wind and rain have picked up again.

All on saturated ground from last weekend
Interesting concept, solid rain - also known as 'hail'.
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Frodder wrote:
Plato'sCave wrote:Image
Caerphilly in the news :thumbup:
That's the picture I was looking for to go with the thread title.
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