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The Bellinghman
Date: 2009-07-23 15:22
Subject: White doves against a dark sky
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We've just had a short sudden intense cloudburst, through which some patches of blue sky could still be seen. It's now passed, and some birds are now flying across the town in the distance.
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Megabitch
User: megabitch
Date: 2009-07-23 10:47 (UTC)
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Sky juest went dead (I listen to radio 4 via it) and when I checked the signal the message "no satellite signal" was displayed. Then the thunder crashed loud enough to shake the house and a few minutes later the radio came back on for about 2 minutes before dying again. Now it is piddling it down. I'm pretty sure it would take longer than 20 minutes or so for your cloudburst to get this far :)
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The Bellinghman
User: bellinghman
Date: 2009-07-23 10:56 (UTC)
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Well, it's bright sunshine here right now. So it's not here any more, and you're only a few hundred km away.

Thunder strikes taking out geosynchronous satellites is a little unusual, I must say.
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Korenwolf
User: korenwolf
Date: 2009-07-23 11:11 (UTC)
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We're on the edge anyway with the valley and the trees, so additional atmospheric problems just cause it to go *splot*.
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oldbloke
User: oldbloke
Date: 2009-07-23 11:09 (UTC)
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Our Sky's been dropping out for a few seconds every few minutes for the last half hour or so, though the actual rain isn't all that heavy. Glad to hear it's not just us, in fact!
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