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The Day After The Storm

by Twitchy on November 28, 2012


Monday night, Melbourne’s sky flashed, growled and opened up. Sheets of water were dumped. Before daylight Miss 5 had hopped into bed with us with about 6 comfort items; her soft toys and blankies.
This morning the school run included a flume ride for the kids. We parted the water with two giant side sprays as we went through. At school pickup, the back road was still a lake, especially in the dips.




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carmen November 29, 2012 at 5:27 pm

That was QUITE a downpour! I hope the drains weren’t too blocked!


Ai Sakura November 28, 2012 at 3:20 pm

Wow! We do get floods here at times, especially now during monsoon season. Glad your house remained dry!

Ai @ Sakura Haruka
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Alicia November 28, 2012 at 1:11 pm

You must have had heaps of rain, the road is like a river!


Krystle November 28, 2012 at 11:57 am

Wow!! I must live under a rock, didn’t realise that Melbourne had storms like that. Crazy weather everywhere at the moment. Hope everything dries out soon :)


Yvette @ Little Bento Blog November 28, 2012 at 11:15 am

whoa!! that would have been a cool school ride for the kids.. not so much for the car!!!


Trish November 28, 2012 at 10:40 am

That looks like some storm and a bucket load of rain.


Thea November 28, 2012 at 9:20 am

OMGoodness!! That’s a lot of rain!


Kim-Marie from Kimba Likes November 28, 2012 at 6:56 am

Boyo loves when the Welshman swerves through the massive puddles on the side of the road! It doesn’t really work when in my little hatchback and not in his 4WD!


ann November 28, 2012 at 6:20 am

Wow the weather is crazy everywhere this week!! Great photos!!


Jacana November 28, 2012 at 3:11 am

I guess that trip to school will be the topic of conversation for the rest of the week.


lisa November 28, 2012 at 1:40 am

how deep is that water! the weather is shocking lately-all over the place


Danya Banya November 28, 2012 at 1:18 am

Ah yes, I remember how Melbourne used to flood when I lived down there….


Amanda November 28, 2012 at 1:08 am

The kids must have enjoyed that ‘special’ ride to school. The storms in Brisbane recently had my boys all excited. Now the little one thinks its going to hail every time it gets a little overcast.


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