So where is it raining??

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Matewis007
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Would like to know about the rain in your area. Pictures etc seeing that it's bone dry in Cape Town!

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Taken on my uncles farm. about 35km outside Loeriesfontein on the Kliprand road.

They had about 30mm of rain in 2 days.
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We also had some nice rain in Vioolsdrif. Not sure how many mm as our rain meter is not working right. These were taken at the border post.
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On the 17 Jan the river came down after rain in the hills around us
On the 17 Jan the river came down after rain in the hills around us
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On 21 Jan we had more and the river at the entrance to the farm also came down from rain in the outer hills.
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At the farm 21 Jan
At the farm 21 Jan
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Beautiful!! :thumbup:
When your road comes to an end ...... you need a HILUX!.

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Life is like a jar of Jalapeño peppers ... what you do today, might burn your ass tomorrow.
Don't take life too seriously ..... no-one gets out alive.
It's not about waiting for storms to pass. It's about learning to dance in the rain.
And be yourself ..... everyone else is taken!
Matewis007
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Froll the last photo is as you go down towards Hansie's house??

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Yes Jaco, it is just before our store. I work up in the workshop so I may have met you when you were here. When are you coming to visit again? Will make sure I meet you next time. My wife works in the office, her name is Iona, maybe you met her.
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Looks great, hope w/transvaal & freestate have had some drought relief...
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darem nou ook so paar druppels in die Kaap.
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Froll wrote:Yes Jaco, it is just before our store. I work up in the workshop so I may have met you when you were here. When are you coming to visit again? Will make sure I meet you next time. My wife works in the office, her name is Iona, maybe you met her.
Have met Iona yes. Small world!!
ChrisF wrote:darem nou ook so paar druppels in die Kaap.
Ek het so 4.8mm by my in Protea Hoogte gemeet.
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Had a new day "in the office" on Tuesday....

Bellville to Robertson, then a quick stop in Ashton, back to Bellville with a last minute detour via Stellenbosch.


NICE day after the hot weather. Twice had to use the wipers, and every so often got a few big drops of water on the windscreen



sad to see the damage to the wineyards by the last fires ! Couple of wineyards started burning, but thankfully it seems that most got stopped quick enough.
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