Tag Archives: Thunder storms

Thunder in the Air

For the past week we have been sweltering in a heat wave. Temperatures have topped 40°C (104°F) at times. We have taken refuge in the swimming pool, which has come into its own at last this year. With these elevated … Continue reading

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Monthly Météo: Weather in SW France July 2012

Down here, the beginning of July was exceptionally cool, the end extremely hot. The latter, of course, gave rise to a violent storm on the night of the Olympic opening ceremony. It passed directly overhead, knocking out the transformer down … Continue reading

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