thunderstorms tonight?

(41 Posts)
OhYouBigBadBeast Wed 31-Oct-12 19:11:28

Associated with a cold front that's wiggling sort of north south across the UK. Torro have issued a convective discussion for the potential for isolated tornadoes. Sorry no links or extra info at this pointed. On an overcrowded wobbling train ( or is that the margarita I had with dinner?) on my phone.

McPhee Wed 31-Oct-12 23:06:11

South coast. IOW visable from bedroom. Massive rumble of thunder right overhead

OhYouBigBadBeast Wed 31-Oct-12 23:07:59

IOW does seem to be well positioned for tonight's fun!

Btw, I never use pcs or plugged in laptops in thunderstorms. They are a bit vulnerable to strikes. We had a strike hit the neighbours garden across the road. Approx 9 houses had variously damaged computers, phones and tellies. Was a bit scary!

I'm paranoid enough now to use a uPS on my pc.

InherentlyCantankerous Wed 31-Oct-12 23:08:50

<unplugs iPad>

OhYouBigBadBeast Wed 31-Oct-12 23:09:34

Lol! That is probably sensible!

McPhee Wed 31-Oct-12 23:09:58

<unplugs laptop>

OhYouBigBadBeast Wed 31-Oct-12 23:12:05

grin

I'm off to sleep now, (might be back in a fe moments, the front is not far from me)

Sleep well!

Pascha Wed 31-Oct-12 23:12:34

<sneaks fully charged phone under duvet>

Sorry fell asleep blush haven't heard any thunder here seems to be just rain now. Sussex/Surrey border

AmberLeaf Thu 01-Nov-12 00:39:00

windy and rainy here in SE London.

PrincessSymbian Thu 01-Nov-12 00:50:24

Rainy and windy in north London.

Can it end soon please? I am scared (SW London)

PrincessSymbian Thu 01-Nov-12 02:05:09

Taking, tis only a little bit of rain and wind, nothing like Sandy levels, just normal British November weather welcoming us to the beginning of winter.
<feels horrendously cheerful now>

Antidote Thu 01-Nov-12 02:34:20

Just woken by DS. Still pouring down here (e London).

Going to have that bike v tube quandary I'm a few hours....

funkybuddah Thu 01-Nov-12 07:54:16

In north Hampshire it arrived with gusto (missed the lightening though, ds saw it) and it finished almost bang in midnight, so cool!

OhYouBigBadBeast Thu 01-Nov-12 09:36:26

Morning! Shortly after I logged off the front arrived. Lots of wind and rain, but no thunder.

AmberLeaf Thu 01-Nov-12 10:52:02

Blue skies here now smile

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