Bloody hell this lightening is really bad!

(121 Posts)
Ronmione Fri 18-Jul-14 02:08:45

Wow wow

Ronmione Fri 18-Jul-14 02:14:17

Sorry that was meant to be in chat

Andrewofgg Fri 18-Jul-14 02:33:32

Fantastic!

Ronmione Fri 18-Jul-14 02:35:16

It's all finished, but now way to hot to sleep

dawndonnaagain Fri 18-Jul-14 02:56:32

Where?

OwlCapone Fri 18-Jul-14 03:01:27

It's just passed over South London.

EugenesAxe Fri 18-Jul-14 03:03:07

Been incessant here... Kent/Surrey border. We need amazing Weather MNer here but from my limited knowledge I'd say the storm cells were quite intense just because of the wind that springs up before the downpours. I was suddenly concerned we might get mini tornados or something! Think though it was just low pressure.

My DS has zombied into our bed and immediately fallen asleep.

A bit mental in east london just now!

caramelwaffle Fri 18-Jul-14 03:03:48

Think it will bypass us here...

caramelwaffle Fri 18-Jul-14 03:07:08

Oh!

Rumbling thunder!

And now rain and lightening!

I love a good storm.

whatsagoodusername Fri 18-Jul-14 03:07:38

There's lots of thunder and lightning in SE London right now.

caramelwaffle Fri 18-Jul-14 03:19:18

Hmm ok. So my road has gone from dry to mini-river type flooded in less than four minutes.

And my floor is wet from opening the french doors.

caramelwaffle Fri 18-Jul-14 03:20:57

Lara are you in fg? (I think it was you who were there)

Pinkynotperky Fri 18-Jul-14 03:20:57

It was mental in aylesbury and Oxford about an hour ago! Bring it back!!

ExtremelyMadCatLady Fri 18-Jul-14 03:30:31

Female cat hiding in the house. Dog wanted to out then started crying. tomcat went out for the worst of it - just back in now it's over (but then he likes watching fireworks). i jumped out of my skin. but we do need the rain! (I have to say that - we are in England so have to talk about the weather)

KneeQuestion Fri 18-Jul-14 03:35:51

That was awesome.

FG?! I am very near canary wharf if that helps

Raining heavy now but most of storm seems to have passed.

Kundry Fri 18-Jul-14 03:39:31

Wishing it would go away here - how long before it passes over? Been about an hour already.

It was under an hour here but I am now WIDE awake hmm

Caramel just worked out you mean forest gate?

TaliZorahVasNormandy Fri 18-Jul-14 04:34:33

North Essex here and its just got started, wont be sleeping for a while.

Started again here and my husband. Has just left to cycle to work hmm

Egghead68 Fri 18-Jul-14 05:08:35

Bucks has had it terrible. Been awake since 2:30.

EveDallasRetd Fri 18-Jul-14 05:09:32

Woke up to a great storm here (Worcs) about half an hour ago. Was loving it - really loud thunder and lightening...then I remembered that I left the car windows wide open. Balls.

I am really really nervous about my husband being out in this...

MooseBeTimeForSpring Fri 18-Jul-14 05:13:40

I love a good storm. The skies here are huge and we get storms like I've never seen before. A couple of years ago we had a hailstorm so bad it broke windows and damaged cars so badly some were nearly written off.

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