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More hailstones

Postby Sagitar » Sun May 12, 2013 11:33 am

That was a really fierce bombardment yesterday, but our winter pansies and violas shrugged it off like the toughies that they are.

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Re: More hailstones

Postby CraftsbyCarolyn » Sun May 12, 2013 12:24 pm

the storm was amazing, the hailstones were enormous, looked like a fishmongers counter where they all fell off the conservatory roof, we had a brief power outage too.

great photos.

I left some pansies in from last year tucked in the beds and they have all come back, was quite surprised.
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Re: More hailstones

Postby SCRABBLER » Sun May 12, 2013 12:43 pm

The hailstones built up in the gutters of my house, and then fell over the top in great clumps - couldn't see the patio or lawn for a complete covering of white.
The lightening was spectacular!! :AA
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Re: More hailstones

Postby oceanbreeze » Sun May 12, 2013 9:32 pm

Lovely pictures-- the hailstones came down the chimney onto our dining room carpet!!
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