Tag Archives: clouds

A window between storm fronts

Over the past month we have experienced weather events the like of which have not been seen for some fifty years. Lots of wind, rain, thunder and lightening. Strong squalls whipping across the horizon causing huge amounts of flooding. We are seeing water in places we haven’t seen it before. I took myself across the road  to  the old golf course latish one afternoon….

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What was a small stormwater pond has turned into a lake.

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the water has spilled over and filled the dips in the land.

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Couldn’t resist this beautiful cloud formation one more time.

On the road to the mountains

We had a window of opportunity to see and explore the mountains of southern new zealand. We headed south  and west from Dunedin. Snow topped mountains if you look real close,  otherwise landscapes that are deeply green with the odd tussock thrown in , oh yes and some cows, sheep and braided rivers.

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Its intensely cold …..7ºcelsius daytime temperature brrrrrr!!

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The hillsides are morraines  and covered in  red tussock grass.

To be continued….: ))

On the road to the mountains

We had a window of opportunity to see and explore the mountains of southern new zealand. We headed south  and west from Dunedin. Snow topped mountains if you look real close,  otherwise landscapes that are deeply green with the odd tussock thrown in , oh yes and some cows, sheep and braided rivers.

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Its intensely cold …..7ºcelsius daytime temperature brrrrrr!!

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The hillsides are morraines  and covered in  red tussock grass.

To be continued….: ))

Radical weather … awesome clouds

Today has been one of the coldest days yet on the south coast of oz. Seriously when your breath clouds out of your mouth,  its cold. We have had hail off and on all day. An intense low has been right over the top of us.  Definately an inside by the fire day.
I did manage to take myself outside this afternoon and this is what I found….

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Brrrrr heaps of hail cuddledmup next to my rainwater tanks

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                                                                                    Hail heaped up in my stormwater drain……

and later across the road

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Glorious cloudscapes….. clear and crisp and soaring!!

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The best light ever….

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And here they are in the distance

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