How's your wind?

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Mick F
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How's your wind?

Postby Mick F » 18 Jan 2007, 8:11pm

Wasn't too windy in The Valley, but you could hear it up in the hills.

Lots of damage up country, I believe, and still roads are closed, and people killed and injured. I missed the main news at 6, must tune in at 10. has quite a bit of a report. Ship sinking off LE.

I hope you cyclists are all ok, out there in CTC Forum Land.

Mick F. Cornwall


Postby Dai » 18 Jan 2007, 10:31pm

MId-Wales was fairly lucky this time but last week was awful - trees down, power off for 14 hours. The following day is dangerous as broken branches are still dropping out of the trees even though the weather's improved.

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Postby Lusting my Pinnarello » 19 Jan 2007, 12:17am

VERY BAd in South Yorkshire.... I also heard of the deaths... my heart goes out to all of them and their families.

When picking up the children from school - I never stopped looking at the sky for flying debrie. I never moved so fast to get home!!!

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Postby Simon L6 » 19 Jan 2007, 9:03am

Garden wall down, and trees stripped in Sunny Streatham

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Postby Si » 19 Jan 2007, 9:26am

The steeple blew off of the church where Mrs Si works - if it had gone the other way it would have lannded on a playground full of kids! Oh well, can't win them all :twisted:


Postby nick » 19 Jan 2007, 11:52am

sadly it was very bad, cycling in it was interesting.

two cycle courses were cancelled in the afternoon as trainees couldn't ride in it.


Postby Charlie » 19 Jan 2007, 3:24pm

Yesterday, a large tree "approx 40ft) decided it had had enough of being upright, and crashed through the front fences of three neighbours gardens. :shock:

Have heard the sound of chainsaws going all morning.

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Postby Andrew Mills » 26 Jan 2007, 5:30pm

W. Norfolk section had to postpone a slideshow as a tree fell through the roof of the village hall.