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Old 2017-03-03 , 12:26
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And at Benmore Gardens hard rain. Remembered the umbrella otherwise would have got soaked on roof parking

But hopefully not the massive electrical storm like yesterday

Cheers, K.
The storm yesterday never reached us. Relatives on a farm in the Karoo got really soaked. 28 mm fell in less than 30 minutes. In that part of the World that sort of down pour causes real chaos with plenty of run off, mud and slush.

A few weeks ago they had to abandon their vehicle in a field and walk in the dark, 8 km to get home because a small dam had burst and flooded the road. So this rainy season is trouble for everyone all over the country.
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Old 2017-03-09 , 15:30
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It's a bit stormy here in Edenvale. Also at home heard Thunder rumbling a few times. Also been having light drizzle for a while too
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Old 2017-03-09 , 15:46
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It's a bit stormy here in Edenvale. Also at home heard Thunder rumbling a few times. Also been having light drizzle for a while too
Yip has been building for the last hour here in Sandton.

Looks like it may be moving slightly to the North West; so hopefully we will miss the worst of it. It is raining here at the moment and looks heavier still down towards MC in the valley.
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Old 2017-03-10 , 09:10
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Yup we ended up with getting 11mm of rain and one almighty lightning strike that shook the foundations of my home! Scared the living daylights out of us as it was not preceded by any warning rumblings or build up. No signal drop outs on the decoders.
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Old 2017-04-26 , 11:02
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Halleluja. Woke up this morning to the sound of gentle rain here in Cape Town. Rain that is sorely needed. Than about thirty minutes ago lightning and thunder followed by some heavy rain. Still ongoing. Unfortunately I don't have a rain gauge so won't be able to tell how much water has fallen but it has been a fair amount. Still need lots and LOTS more but hopefully this is the start.
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Old 2017-04-26 , 11:17
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Halleluja. Woke up this morning to the sound of gentle rain here in Cape Town. Rain that is sorely needed. Than about thirty minutes ago lightning and thunder followed by some heavy rain. Still ongoing. Unfortunately I don't have a rain gauge so won't be able to tell how much water has fallen but it has been a fair amount. Still need lots and LOTS more but hopefully this is the start.
Great news indeed! Hoping for MUCH more.
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