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 Post subject: Re: Nature's signs of rain
Unread postPosted: Fri Jan 17, 2014 12:12 pm 
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It’s been long since we have had some decent wide-spread soaking rains here where I live in Gauteng - it is hot and dry. Here nature is not giving any of the following signs mentioned on this thread indicating that rain is on its way soon:

1. Felt it (the coming rain) in my bones
2. Seen any cows lying in the field
3. The cat has not washed behind his ears
4. There is no sweet smell of lemon blossoms , with a lingering whiff of dark chocolate in the air (This happens in the Cape)
5. Seen any caterpillars bunching up and move higher up in the trees
6. Experienced a sudden mighty wind
7. “But my favourite is a glass filled with ice cold beer. If the moisture condenses on the glass and it runs down to the bar counter, then it is going to rain, but when the droplets just stick to the glass, you can put your umbrella away”

OK, my umbrella is packed away.

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 Post subject: Re: Nature's signs of rain
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Grantmissy wrote:
6. Experienced a sudden mighty wind


:big_eyes:

Some people do it via their arthritis

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 Post subject: Re: Nature's signs of rain
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GM please send those rain signs here and the rain :pray: :pray:

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 Post subject: Re: Nature's signs of rain
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We had some, what appear, to be rain clouds over the week-end here in Gauteng, even this morning but not a drop :) . I guess it is too early for the summer rainy season to start.

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 Post subject: Re: Nature's signs of rain
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On Sat morning when I woke up I could "smell" rain, there were a few clouds gathering in the distance but nothing too great, we had 2 "baby" rainstorms after 4pm the same afternoon, yesterday, lots of dark, black clouds hanging around the whole day but no rain, I also think it is too early for rain BUT I can "smell" it in the air............................

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