General Chat Thread, What's the damage, pal? in General; How did our respective homes, garden, trees, cars etc survive?
I've noticed one tile on the ground so far (and ...
24th December 2013, 08:12 AM #1
What's the damage, pal?
How did our respective homes, garden, trees, cars etc survive?
I've noticed one tile on the ground so far (and had to retrieve my bin from a neighbours garden...). If that is all then not bad.
24th December 2013, 08:45 AM #2
A fir tree has fallen from next door's garden into ours crushing a fence panel and taking a load of live wiring with it. My other neighbour has his garden underwater and seeping into ours and a very large tree in the midst of it easily in falling distance of the house. Over the road, sections of fence from another neighbour have been shredded and scattered into the pavement and the dual carriageway down the road is flooded and has trees all over it.
Got off lightly I reckon.
24th December 2013, 08:47 AM #3
24th December 2013, 08:56 AM #4
Where in the country are you Cam?
24th December 2013, 09:11 AM #5
24th December 2013, 09:18 AM #6
Some moss blew off the roof onto my nice clean car.
24th December 2013, 09:23 AM #7
Not too bad here but did have to brave the rain and wind to secure our fence before it hit someone's car. :S
24th December 2013, 09:32 AM #8
One broken fence post, one close boarded panel down and a second has swung like a gate blocking access to our garden. Teenage son and husband going out after breakfast to move the latter so we can see what else is damaged.
Lots of flooding and trees down locally. Two of son's mates have written off their cars; one drove into flood water. I think he now understands why we refused to let him go to the cinema 4 miles away with another mate driving late last night.
24th December 2013, 09:35 AM #9
Collected the rubish from the road on Sunday which is normal as our wheelie bin goes walkies in a light breeze..
Nowt else but we don't get silly extreem weather up here.
24th December 2013, 09:40 AM #10
got a leak in the flat roof
24th December 2013, 10:21 AM #11
Something extra for Xmas dinner?
Originally Posted by mjs_mjs
24th December 2013, 10:55 AM #12
Got woken up pre dawn by the phone going off. it was the neighbor telling me that we where flooded.
Whilst we where looking at the damage another neighbor had a ivy hedge/fence that had came down. But they where going away and it was blocking the alleyway and had to be moved. no before shots but it was about 5ft of ivy/ blocking the way.
24th December 2013, 10:58 AM #13
Nothing other than some big puddles here. Had some nice hail an hour ago - wasn't smug at all that mrwITch was out walking the dog whilst I finished off the Christmas bits and pieces in the nice warm house!
24th December 2013, 11:08 AM #14
I hope your house survived without to much damage. Thankfully all we got was a bit of wind and that want to strong.
Originally Posted by jedmondson
24th December 2013, 11:10 AM #15
It was under the floor boards nothing got wet unlike some of our neighbors.
Originally Posted by sjatkn
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