Saint Snow
27 July 2021 12:52:15

Moderate rain and several loudish rumbles.


 


 



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Darren S
27 July 2021 12:58:06

After missing all the showers for the last several days, we finally had one here in Arborfield.


11.4mm fell in 14 minutes (13:39-13:53), maximum rain rate 75.6mm/hr. No thunder observed. Month's total rain now up to 55.2mm.


Darren
Crowthorne, Berks (87m asl)
South Berks Winter Snow Depth Totals:
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KevBrads1
27 July 2021 13:18:58
Thunderstorm cell just passing to my WNW



Loud thunderclap

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Tim A
27 July 2021 14:13:02
Tasty looking showers just NE of Crewe now, hopefully moving this way.
High Summer continues here with the sun blazing at the moment and the temperature passing 22c.
Tim
NW Leeds
187m asl

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Crepuscular Ray
27 July 2021 14:16:31
Big storm breaking over Malham. Cloud to Ground and backbuilding NE
Jerry
Edinburgh, in the frost hollow below Blackford Hill
Col
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27 July 2021 14:32:30
Torrential rain here within the last hour which unfortunately coincided exactly with my walk home from work.I was only in t-shirt & shorts and even though I at least had a brolly it was that heavy I still managed to get soaked to the skin. Torrents flooding down the pavements, shoes filling with water. Thunderwise nothing special, just a few rumbles.
Col
Bolton, Lancashire
160m asl
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Bolty
27 July 2021 14:58:32
Hearing very low thunder here. Looks like I'm about to get one heck of a drenching.
Scott
Blackrod, Lancashire (4 miles south of Chorley) at 156m asl.
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Tim A
27 July 2021 15:32:43

Really gusty here and dark , with thunder and lightning  seen/heard to the west, but the storm is missing here.


Tim
NW Leeds
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Tim A
27 July 2021 16:34:50
Still dry , one storm past just to the West and another one formed over Central and East Leeds , and pushed East, not a drop of rain here
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NW Leeds
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dagspot
27 July 2021 16:42:12

Nothing in Glasgow all day. A clear area on radar, albeit in the Yellow met office warning zone.


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Crepuscular Ray
27 July 2021 16:51:58
Back to Grassington now and the Dales Storm has rumbled away NE. Nothing spectacular, heavy rain and a few cloud to ground. Now a new line of storms breaking out to the west with deep rumbles and impressive towers shooting up
Jerry
Edinburgh, in the frost hollow below Blackford Hill
johncs2016
27 July 2021 16:57:08

Originally Posted by: dagspot 


Nothing in Glasgow all day. A clear area on radar, albeit in the Yellow met office warning zone.



It's been the same story here in Edinburgh as per usual.


If anything, it is actually worse here in that regard because our previous yellow warning for thunderstorms was actually upgraded by the Met Office to an amber warning with that supposedly coming into effect at 12 noon.


It has clouded over a bit here now after some earlier sunshine, but it continues to remain as bone dry as ever in this part of the world.


The latest radar map is showing a small cluster of showers to my SW, but these don't look like amounting to much and there aren't any lightning strikes showing up with that on the detector maps.


Furthermore, I wouldn't even rely on us actually getting any of those showers here anyway, given that Edinburgh generally doesn't get "interesting" weather.


 


The north of Edinburgh, usually always missing out on snow events which occur not just within the rest of Scotland or the UK, but also within the rest of Edinburgh.
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27 July 2021 17:22:08

A couple of storms have passed us by but haven’t heard so much as a rumble and we’re still warm and dry here.  


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Joe Bloggs
27 July 2021 18:34:02
Can hear rumbles of thunder to my west, a big storm over the west of Manchester just now.

Manchester City Centre, 31m ASL

KevBrads1
27 July 2021 18:53:39
Poky cell with thunder has passed through, over 20mm so far




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Crepuscular Ray
27 July 2021 19:26:23
I experienced 3 separate thunderstorms today in the Yorkshire Dales. First rain I've seen since 13/7 in Edinburgh. Quite novel to get wet!
Jerry
Edinburgh, in the frost hollow below Blackford Hill
johncs2016
27 July 2021 19:43:47

Originally Posted by: Crepuscular Ray 

I experienced 3 separate thunderstorms today in the Yorkshire Dales. First rain I've seen since 13/7 in Edinburgh. Quite novel to get wet!


The 13th of July was the last time that an official rain day was recorded at the botanic gardens in Edinburgh.


However that only came with a total of 1.2 mm of rain for that day with Edinburgh Gogarbank recording a total of just 0.2 mm of rain over the course of that same day.


I wasn't actually in Edinburgh on that day as I was down in the Scottish Borders where there was a couple of showers during that evening, but that was my one and only blot within what actually turned out to be my hottest and sunniest week down there since 2014.


As far as Edinburgh is concerned, our last significant rainfall across all three of my local stations came two days earlier on 11 July 2021, the day before the day when I travelled down to the Scottish Borders and as I write, we have still had no measurable rainfall here since 13 July.


With all of the hot weather which we have had, this has resulted in the ground becoming baked hard and solid, so we could really do with getting some rain now.


 


 


The north of Edinburgh, usually always missing out on snow events which occur not just within the rest of Scotland or the UK, but also within the rest of Edinburgh.
howham
27 July 2021 20:30:59
On holiday and staying near Alness. Thunder rumbling away in the background for a few hours. Rain moderate to heavy.
picturesareme
28 July 2021 01:03:21

Originally Posted by: Sevendust 


 


Good work - I was unaware of this until I saw some lightning shots from Jamie on the IOW. 



Thank you 


 


I have more but i've had issues with my phone since the storm so still need to upload to youtube. Looks like the nearest 'official' station picked up an inch from the storm however certainly more than fell over the city.

KevBrads1
28 July 2021 04:05:04
Two thunderstorm cells during the afternoon even caught a lightning bolt on the timelapse at about 2.20





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