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Old May 11th 2009, 4:16 am
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Well, you know what they say about the different seasons all in one day! Freak hail storm of the likes I have NEVER seen in my life!

Shopping centre evacuated due to flooding and collapsed ceiling and one primary school closed tomorrow due to flooding.

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/ar...ectid=10571661
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Old May 11th 2009, 4:59 am
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That looks nippy!

Better get the electric blanket out tonight and commence snuggling in front of the TV .
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there's a real nip in the air in Welly... ... wish it was raining instead god awful FREEZING wind..
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Omigosh thank goodness you said that. I couldn't believe it leaving my office today (Victoria Street) how freaken cold it was. It was just icy.

I suspect that's why I am here late. I don't want to go outside...

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Just love this

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/im...lery_id=105585

Kiwi ingenuity!
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Originally Posted by Kiwiprincess View Post
Omigosh thank goodness you said that. I couldn't believe it leaving my office today (Ghuznee Street) how freaken cold it was. It was just icy.

I suspect that's why I am here late. I don't want to go outside...
you know what? When I woke up this morning alone in my bed....
In a cold room with damp sheets and a pain in my head ~~ AND the room temerature was 11°C! Would You Belieeeeeeeeeeeeve ? almost frozen to death !!!!!!!

true.... can't believe leaving warm(er) office....(and I do not want to )

think I will have a pint with a load of blokes at Occi... ...instead of going (FREEZING) home! I never NEVER want to go home!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Anyone spotted the tornadoes?
One in Warkworth and two in BoP apparently.......batten down the hatches

Big hailstones mind!
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OMG!!!!
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Originally Posted by crap coffee View Post
you know what? When I woke up this morning alone in my bed....
In a cold room with damp sheets and a pain in my head ~~ AND the room temerature was 11°C! Would You Belieeeeeeeeeeeeve ? almost frozen to death !!!!!!!

true.... can't believe leaving warm(er) office....(and I do not want to )

think I will have a pint with a load of blokes at Occi... ...instead of going (FREEZING) home! I never NEVER want to go home!!!!!!!!!!!!
I'm sure one of them would volunteer to keep you warm if you asked nicely
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AND the room temerature was 11°C! Would You Belieeeeeeeeeeeeve ? almost frozen to death !!!!!!!
I believe it is possible to live longer this way. Other way is to try cryogenics. That's if you don't feel you signed up for that already.
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[quote=Am Loolah;7560044]Well, you know what they say about the different seasons all in one day! Freak hail storm of the likes I have NEVER seen in my life!

Shopping centre evacuated due to flooding and collapsed ceiling and one primary school closed tomorrow due to flooding.


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Weird weather eh! Today here in Rangiora when I came home for lunch I sat in my chair by the patio doors and had to move as it was sooo hot my feet were getting burnt and the house was warm as toast without the heating on!!!! We have had it great today, blue skies, sun, but cold outside. Could all change tomorrow though !!!
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Weird weather eh! Today here in Rangiora when I came home for lunch I sat in my chair by the patio doors and had to move as it was sooo hot my feet were getting burnt and the house was warm as toast without the heating on!!!! We have had it great today, blue skies, sun, but cold outside. Could all change tomorrow though !!!
Lucky You!

Oh, and our house leaked .... Hubby not impressed!
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Lucky You!

Oh, and our house leaked .... Hubby not impressed!
now that is not good - hope you are insured!
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Originally Posted by lardyl View Post
now that is not good - hope you are insured!
Not entirely sure how bad it is ...

It seems that where this hail came down so violently for 30 minutes, up to 10cms, it blocked our guttering and downpipes. Next thing there was water seeping UP through the hallway tiles. 10 minutes later could see damp patches on the hall wall. Then water started coming up through the kitchen floorboards on the other side of the wall. It would appear that with nowhere else to escape the water must have been pushed down the inside wall. It was all mopped up, but my concern is the damp now sitting in the wall slowly rotting the timber.

The floors have recovered ...
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