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An end to the big dry?

johnboy 31 March 2009 27

Is that soft soaking rain I’m seeing out my window?

I’d forgotten what it looked like!

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Pommy bastard Pommy bastard 4:23 pm 01 Apr 09

I’ve been watching the miraculous “Canberra Phenomena” on the BOM radar website.

Rain forming and developing approaching Canberra, then mysteriously evaporating as it draws close…

OzPhoenix OzPhoenix 3:52 pm 01 Apr 09

There was rain yesterday? I’m trying to remember if I saw it, and i think I might, but I really don’t remember it. hmmm, must’ve been minimal. Noting some drizzle today though – even enough that I could feel the moisture through my suit pants by the time I walked from Belconnen Mall to Benjamin Offices.

Pommy bastard Pommy bastard 8:14 am 01 Apr 09

Touch of light drizzle here at the moment..

ant ant 11:39 pm 31 Mar 09

Today’s rain was just a misty cloud that had got detached from the main event.

Some of that (the main event) is already reaching here, my deck is wet and I can hear dripping on the roof. That should increase tonight as the big coastal system reaches us. Should be wet tomrrow.

In fact the rain has just increased here… and will continue to do so throughout the night.

bd84 bd84 11:12 pm 31 Mar 09

Lasted a whole 10 minutes. Though it was the first time I remember having to use the windscreen wipers on my new car for rain. I’ve had it more than 6 months.

Rabble Rabble 10:53 pm 31 Mar 09

Love this site – a weather thread.

Skinny winter for cows and sheep – rain would be fantastic.

Todays rain was definitely nothing to get naked over.

Granny Granny 9:43 pm 31 Mar 09

It was nice, but not worth streaking for.

Ags Ags 9:34 pm 31 Mar 09

I told my other half if it rained today I would run down the street naked. Yes there was slight drizzle, but in my opinion it was not rain. What do you think?

ant ant 9:22 pm 31 Mar 09

Sorry, no, it’s not an end to the big dry. The one we’ve been in for years, that is.

Tonight should see the coastal stuff reach us properly… there’s an arm reaching out, and the bulk of it’s behind that. So that’ll settle the dust and hopefully give us some milimetres and give the plants and trees something before the cold starts. (Which might be Friday, judging by how fast it’s coming in).

TP 3000 TP 3000 8:05 pm 31 Mar 09

It looked more like a cold front that came up from Antarctica & if it was 20 or so degrees cooler, it would of fallen as snow.

I wish we had what Central Coast is having at the moment.

Nosey Nosey 7:50 pm 31 Mar 09

I am that stranger….

MY NAME IS RAINMAN

seekay seekay 1:52 pm 31 Mar 09

I met a stranger from a foreign land…

trevar trevar 1:46 pm 31 Mar 09

I saw a cloud that looked like it was going to drop a lot of water on a far away land.

seekay seekay 1:37 pm 31 Mar 09

I saw a cloud that looked like a penguin.

cbr_lad cbr_lad 1:24 pm 31 Mar 09

definitely worthy of a new article..

Whatsup Whatsup 1:03 pm 31 Mar 09

Skidbladnir said :

I saw a cloud.

Was the cloud in the shape of a duck ?

Skidbladnir Skidbladnir 1:02 pm 31 Mar 09

I saw a cloud.

Whatsup Whatsup 1:00 pm 31 Mar 09

Lasted for less than 5 minutes and could only be described as a heavy mist which evaporated before the windscreen wipers got to it. Bugger, it was looking promising for a while this morning.

caf caf 12:54 pm 31 Mar 09

Lasted just long enough to spoil the RAAF’s party.

midlife midlife 12:50 pm 31 Mar 09

JB it must have been a wet dream as it lasted such a short period. Honestly at barton is lated for about half an hour.

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