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  • Location: Truro, Cornwall
  • Weather Preferences: Winter - Heavy Snow Summer - Hot with Night time Thunderstorms
  • Location: Truro, Cornwall

Hi there what is the Worst Weather you have Experienced before?

Feel free to talk about other peoples Experiences!

Even if the Reason is not Serious still post it because it will still be your Worst Experience!

Im not sure what my worst Experience is yet but if i remember ill post it later!

:)

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  • Location: Yorkshire Puddin' aka Kirkham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Weather Preferences: cold winters, cold springs, cold summers and cold autumns
  • Location: Yorkshire Puddin' aka Kirkham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

My worst experience was the whole of the year 2006. 2006 promised to be a cold, dry and bright year in March BUT it turned into yet another hot, hazy and humid year with the worst ever heatwave in July and September to boot. September was warmer than both June and August 2006.

C.E.Ts from hot to mild months from that rubbish hot 2006 (10.82c C.E.T).

EDIT: Delete my previous post. All of the figures got jumbled together. To see a neat list of C.E.Ts visit the attachment below:-

2006_C.E.T.doc

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  • Location: Cambridge (term time) and Bonn, Germany 170m (holidays)
  • Location: Cambridge (term time) and Bonn, Germany 170m (holidays)

Winter 2006/2007

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  • Location: Yorkshire Puddin' aka Kirkham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Weather Preferences: cold winters, cold springs, cold summers and cold autumns
  • Location: Yorkshire Puddin' aka Kirkham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Winter 2006/2007

I agree with that also. Our weather is turning rubbish. :)

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  • Location: Norfolk
  • Location: Norfolk

The 1987 storm

Summer of 76 (fires etc)

August 2003 (stupidly hot)

Driving in pea soup fog in early 2000s in Essex

Winter 88/89

Jan 76 storm (I was very little for both the 76 events but have some memory of being very scared)

Driving home in the storm this January was rather scary too. At least I was tucked up in bed for 87.

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  • Location: Scarborough, North Yorkshire
  • Location: Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Caught in the middle of Hurricane George when it hit the Dominican Republic. It was horrendous. Our hotel was just about blown to bits.

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  • Location: Truro, Cornwall
  • Weather Preferences: Winter - Heavy Snow Summer - Hot with Night time Thunderstorms
  • Location: Truro, Cornwall

Keep them Coming!

I still dont know what my worst experience is yet!

Although i agree that Winter 06/07 as been awful!

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  • Location: Western Isle of Wight
  • Weather Preferences: Snow, Storm, anything loud and dramatic.
  • Location: Western Isle of Wight

Hi Blizzards,

87 storm is the worst by a good margin for me.

Russ

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  • Location: Truro, Cornwall
  • Weather Preferences: Winter - Heavy Snow Summer - Hot with Night time Thunderstorms
  • Location: Truro, Cornwall

Cool and thanks for posting!

I was born in '94!

As i was saying this winter has been awful!

1 day of Snow and suprisingly a couple of flakes today and that was it! Its not over yet this winter hopefully!

Ive Scraped the car only 3 times this winter!

Its hardly been :lol: !

A couple of Years ago or last year too it Snowed bad here and Cars struggled to get up the Road!

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  • Location: Truro, Cornwall
  • Weather Preferences: Winter - Heavy Snow Summer - Hot with Night time Thunderstorms
  • Location: Truro, Cornwall
Caught in the middle of Hurricane George when it hit the Dominican Republic. It was horrendous. Our hotel was just about blown to bits.

That must of been Scary!

Supercell how long does it take to post?

Once i also saw a bad thunderstorm which Flooded the road badly!

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  • Location: Rugby, Warks
  • Weather Preferences: Dangerous
  • Location: Rugby, Warks

Hmmm....

A couple of years ago, a very localised severe thunderstorm produced the most violent electrical display. Something I could never have imagined. The associated thunder was horrific. It was extremely scary. The giant poppler tree (I think that's what it was) in my neighbour's garden, just over our back fence, was hit. The immediate boom caused panic and shouts of "Has the garage just exploded !?". I rushed to the front of the house to gain a wider and more clear view of the storm. The lightning tore through the sky, zig-zagging continuously. The bolts regularly struck the radio masts. A particularly intense discharge produced one of the most rare and spectacular phenomena - Ball lightning. I watched it, for a split second, race horizontally across the distant moors, a vivid, glowing globe. It disappeared in a instance. A wonderful sight, in what was a terrifying storm.

Lol, Blizzards. Distraction - Engulfed by my experience.

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  • Location: Truro, Cornwall
  • Weather Preferences: Winter - Heavy Snow Summer - Hot with Night time Thunderstorms
  • Location: Truro, Cornwall

Wow that sounds awesome!

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  • Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Weather Preferences: Snow!
  • Location: Sydney, Australia

Golf sized hail in the worst thunderstorm to hit Ipswich for 20 years 2 summers ago...never been so frightened as when all you could hear was smashing of near by greenhouses and conservatories and the no9ise of it hitting the house. And seeing the road start to flood with the most deafening, crackening thunder and blinding lightning. Loved every minute of it too =D

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  • Location: Truro, Cornwall
  • Weather Preferences: Winter - Heavy Snow Summer - Hot with Night time Thunderstorms
  • Location: Truro, Cornwall

Cool! That sounds good!

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  • Location: Truro, Cornwall
  • Weather Preferences: Winter - Heavy Snow Summer - Hot with Night time Thunderstorms
  • Location: Truro, Cornwall
What is your worst weather experience then, Blizzards ? There must be something that sticks out.

Ive posted near the bottom of the first page about this.

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  • Location: Truro, Cornwall
  • Weather Preferences: Winter - Heavy Snow Summer - Hot with Night time Thunderstorms
  • Location: Truro, Cornwall

No not amazingly significant! I was only Born 13 years ago (Nearly!)

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