UK Floods...

Discussion in 'The Front Room' started by Ingafgrinn Macabre, Jul 23, 2007.

  1. Ingafgrinn Macabre

    Ingafgrinn Macabre Can't get enough of FH

    How you guys holding out?
     
  2. Infanity

    Infanity Can't get enough of FH


    Hmm :p

    I live in melsonby (Near Gilling West Yorkshire) and we were hit pretty bad.

    About 5 houses totally fucked etc.. a LOT of cars wrote off etc but fortunately no one killed.

    At about 8pm we had a call that there was a child trapped near the beck, no one could reach them for the current so we tied 2 4x4's together and sent one in and got the little guy. Was really good to see how well the village worked together etc even though most people dont know the neighbour etc ;]

    My 4x4 has never been so clean !;d
     
  3. Lamp

    Lamp I am a FH squatter

    Not really affected at all in my part of London apart from some really heavy downpours which last for about 20 minutes then stop. But some parts of the UK have been badly hit
     
  4. Ormorof

    Ormorof Resident Freddy

    fine here in hull for once woohoo! moving to my new house in the morning yay :clap:
     
  5. Ingafgrinn Macabre

    Ingafgrinn Macabre Can't get enough of FH

    We've had a bit of experience with flooding here in the Netherlands, infact a large inland sea (ijsselmeer) has actually been created by a huge flood, and somewhere in the '90's we had problems aswell. Luckily I myself live in the higher region of our country, so haven't really experienced much more than wheel-high rainlevels, but still, it's pretty depressing I would think to see your property and posessions all being ruined without the ability to do anything to prevent it....
     
  6. Roo Stercogburn

    Roo Stercogburn Resident Freddy

    Not often you see 'Hull' and 'fine' in the same sentence :D
     
  7. Tilda

    Tilda Moderator Moderator

    See the general thread for current gloucestershire flooding info!

    Yay for no power, no water and the river 20 cm from the top of the defences!
     
  8. Gotrag

    Gotrag Fledgling Freddie

    Even Sutton/Carshalton/Morden was having trouble with flooding.

    Sutton & East Surrey Waters have told us that we can't drink our tape water without boiling it, due to contamniated water in the tanks.
     
  9. Mojo

    Mojo Fledgling Freddie

    At the beginning of Feb this year I was living in ground floor apartment next to a river, now I live in a 3 story house on the top of a Hill \o/ it's wet but no floods here.

    Actually the river I lived next to hasn't flooded, but I used to spend a lot of time worrying about it last year, the stress would be bothering me now if I was still there for sure. I am sure it will flood one day which is why is sold when it did, one flood = property price fall and I didn't want that.
     
  10. Vladamir

    Vladamir FH is my second home

    Dry as a nuns fanny thankfully :D
     
  11. Infanity

    Infanity Can't get enough of FH

    Read the gospel to that nun and she'll be wet as paris hilton with a free night club pass :d
     
  12. Nate

    Nate FH is my second home

    Flooding ain't got shit on Essex!
     
  13. leviathane

    leviathane Part of the furniture

    oxfordshire got raped by floods. My village on a hill so we got a bit stranded :)
     
  14. Nate

    Nate FH is my second home

    was it like a zombie film when you saw the villagers coming out of the water all dirty like!?


    "mooaaann, dryyyyyyyy" *reaches forward like zombie*
     
  15. Bugz

    Bugz Fledgling Freddie

    Been rather nice in good old East Kent.

    22-24 degrees and lots of sun! :D
     
  16. - English -

    - English - Resident Freddy

    been raining alot here in the northwest but as my town is situated on a steepish hill and im about half way up the water just runs right down to the neighbouring town :) although i dont think they are flooding aswell :p
     
  17. kirennia

    kirennia Part of the furniture

    No flooding down here in torbay ;) Although a few of my friends are travelling up to reading today, will wait to hear if they had any problems on the roads.
     
  18. Overdriven

    Overdriven Not a sandwich

    This has pissed me off a little, since the water in Surrey (Sutton, Carshalton, Wallington etc) has been contaminated, and those are the only 3 places around here where I actually go. Annoying that I supposedly can't drink water.
     
  19. Shagrat

    Shagrat I am a FH squatter

    Kevin Costner was right, we're all going to evolve gills and live in a world full of bad actors. :(
     
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  20. kivik

    kivik Part of the furniture

    Great Britain is sinking :mad:
     
  21. Amanita

    Amanita Part of the furniture

    What he said since we live close Oo

    I'm on top of the hill in Blackburn, we brought the outside rabbits indoors however because I was afraid they'd drown by breathing all the rain ;)
     
  22. Raven

    Raven Brrrrr!

    flooding in northamptonshire now, Stoke Bruerne 4 miles away is now flooding, tempted to start moving stuff upstairs just in case. Got a big river less than a mile from my house.
     
  23. Overdriven

    Overdriven Not a sandwich

    WATER 'BAN' HAS BEEN LIFTED IN SURREY!

    *Squidge* Watterrrrr! (Not IN the water, of course!)
     
  24. old.Tohtori

    old.Tohtori FH is my second home

    Well the reason of the original contamination is clear :D
     
  25. ilaya

    ilaya Can't get enough of FH

    the queen has released a statement saying she is shocked at the floods and wishes peeps well.. makes everything alright then doesnt it?
     
  26. Chronictank

    Chronictank FH is my second home

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    at work on monday :/
     
  27. old.Tohtori

    old.Tohtori FH is my second home

    Where the hell do you work, the illuminati? :eek7:
     
  28. Chronictank

    Chronictank FH is my second home

    Thats after the water was pumped out
    Power was turned off as there was 1ft of water, its off the picture but to the right there is a networks cabinet with a UPS, water + big batteries = bad

    I work in UCL so the main campus is heritage buildings
     
  29. Solo

    Solo Fledgling Freddie

    Fake imo, thats just a giant condom with people inside it.
     

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