The winter season in the U.K. is gradually grinding to a halt...so we hope...today was beautiful. Due to the close proximity of the English Channel and the North Sea on one side, and the Atlantic Ocean on the other side of this large Island, the country is prone to showers and storms anytime the temperature soars....so I would not be surprised if the showers return. For now, the storms have left everything clean and crisp: Photo Copyright Navjot Singh
Last week, starting from the 14th of February (Valentine's Day), the UK experienced a month's worth of rain within 48 hours, and while most us tried to find the beauty in that horrible weather, it goes without saying that we were badly let down by Mother Nature.
The UK has been battered by strong winds and lashed by heavy rain in a series of brutal storms that have across from the Atlantic. The storms, which began in October last year, have forced many from their homes, and over 600,000 were left without electricity. The UK Met Office confirmed that the United Kingdom had seen its wettest winter in records since 1910.
Even more weird is that there has been no snow in 2014...so far...who knows? we may experience the first cricket match to be played in snow! (it happened in June 1975, and in April 1999 when play was stopped because of snow)...will 2014 end up like this too? We shall see...
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