Anyone else in the UK having rain issues?

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  1. legendofphil
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    Yesterday my back garden was flooded a bit more than the other friday.
    But today was much worse, its got to be atleast 10 inches in some parts of my garden.
    The street was flooded as well, with reports of fish being spotted, they might be the ones that used to live in my pond (though that isn't likely).
    The roads around my street have been closed and this afternoon half my street was closed aswell.
    No one has come so far to help pump the water out and its affected the sewers so much that we can't even flush the toilet.
    The reply to our calls for help have been met with an "if there is time" attitude.

    We didn't get any water in the house (thank god), aside from a small leak in the kitchen roof.
    If it is heavy rain over night we might start getting water coming in. Luckly it just light rain forecast for the next few days.

    My area is one of the worst afffected but is anyone else having any problems?
     


  2. squirt1000

    squirt1000 Would rather have a cup of Tea!

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    Weve had some pretty heavy rain down here in the south west but im fortunate to live on relatively high ground so the chances of flooding are next to none! If the water level ever got to my front door then id be out building a boat of ark like proportions!

    Hopefully things should get better for you mate [​IMG] Good Luck!! [​IMG]
     
  3. Sinkhead

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    Lancashire has been really rainy, but West Yorkshire more so (I live on the border)

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  4. ShadowXP

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    God bless the South Coast [​IMG]
     
  5. pacha69

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    In the uk no, but here in belgium, where also have some problems. Water in houses for the moment, streets closed [​IMG] not funny
     
  6. slayerspud

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    None here in Ipswich, though the rain made me miss 100m in P.E [​IMG]
     
  7. mcp2

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    UK blud dun kno
    It's OK down here in London.
     
  8. shaunj66

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    High five.

    No rain in Oxford atm... We had a few showers yesterday but nothing major. Except two power cuts! Atm it's sunny and bright! [​IMG]

    Only 4 more days in smelly old Oxford then Southampton here I come! (...back) [​IMG]
     
  9. moshii

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    /me wonders what Ware Gifford is like,.. it floods there in a drought.
     
  10. squirt1000

    squirt1000 Would rather have a cup of Tea!

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    Were Gifford is only down the road from me, Gets flooded pretty nastily!
     
  11. xcalibur

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    aww, i miss rain. I live in egypt now but used to live in england up untill a year ago. Ill be back
    The only time when you get rain in egypt is when its so humid, if you were to run a bottle through air, you would catch a bit of water
    It sucks
     
  12. Psyfira

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    Legendofphil: Ouch, that doesn't sound like fun [​IMG] It's been raining a bit here, but nothing like what you guys have got. I'm in the South East so it can't make up it's mind between rain, sun, or a combination of both. No flooding near here, in fact our news is full of reports about what's going on up North. Shocking stuff [​IMG]
     
  13. moshii

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    That's why the sensible ganstas of torri built their houses on top of a massive hill. [​IMG] I remember one Christmas the Torridge flooded over and all the people living in the surrounding villages had to watch as their presents all floated down the river, heartbreaking. [​IMG]
     
  14. adgloride

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    I live in lancashire. Round here it pretty high up. We have had heavy rain, but no flooding.
     
  15. legendofphil
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    Overnight the water in the street has gone, but the garden is still a bit flooded.
    The problem now is the sewers and drains are still full and we still can't use the toilet, shower, etc.
    Plus we have probably lost most, if not all, of the fish that were in the pond.
     
  16. FAST6191

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    Been floating around the country for a few weeks now and caught some wherever I have been.

    @slayerspud try the other side of town then.
     
  17. ugly_rose

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    The rainfall is all over Europe now. [​IMG]

    In Sweden we've got issues in the southern parts, but not much here in Stockholm... yet, although I heard it will continue to rain until Saturday so maybe we'll have an exciting time as well! [​IMG]
     
  18. jalaneme

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    no such rain in london, but it does get really cold at night time, and it's june 0_0 really weird
     
  19. RayorDragonFall

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    I'd be glad to have some rain here in Madrid. Hopefully the rain will move a bit down south of Europe lol, even though I haven't seen the weather forecast in a while.

    It's been strange weather here, normally at this time of year we are boiling but I have a cold XD.
     
  20. 4ppleseed

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    Islington has been overcast for the last 4 days. Not much rain - pretty crazy what's happening in Sheffield and the like.