hailstones

pool

On the afternoon of Wednesday 9 November this year we had a rather violent hailstone storm pass over our house. Here’s how our swimming pool looked on the day; please do click on the picture to see the full view… Poor Mrs Bob was out in the car at the time. She got caught up [...]

fernvale

Now then, what was I saying in Wednesday’s post called A Godzilla of an El Niño Is on Its Way? Ah, that’s right, yes, amongst other things one of the features of El Niño was to be that we would get lower rainfall and fewer cyclones. I’m pretty sure the people of Fernvale would tend [...]

hot

Australia isn’t the only country to get wild weather, we’ve had plenty of examples recently of that. In just the last three weeks we’ve had storms lash Britain, the devastating Typhoon strike in the Philippines and just this weekend tornadoes ripped through America’s Midwest. Storm season, you won’t be surprised to hear, has now turned [...]

BOM

This post can be regarded as some kind of “closing the barn door after the horse has bolted” sort of thing. For about a month or so now, as you drive around these parts, you will occasionally come across a poster or one of those electronic signs. In the past these signs and posters have [...]