Our Home our Haven

Our Home our Haven

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

                                                                           What was that!!!!!!!!


No pics today as I actually was too busy to take them and when I thought of it is was too late! Yesterday at 2pm life was just normal black and cloudy storm approaching type of afternoon.I was at Cackle Club in the community hall with my lady friends when thunderclapped and winds that were unbelievable  came from nowhere,then hail and torrential rain....!10 minutes later nothing,all gone..quiet ,hail gone ,rain gone, a new repect for those poor Queenslanders that had the winds etc for days.
When we came outside the hall there were trees down a mess everywhere, as I drove into our street I could see the neighbours trampoline twisted amd mangeld not in their backyard but out the front! then our home ,car port gone! flagploe gone! verandah lounge fabric ripped as if someone took to it with scissors,front of the house covered in mud where the wind and rain had picked up soil,2 houses down a lovely lady and son live.. no front roof and verandah gone! can;t believe it all happened in 10 mins.
I do not know who else had damage as we were all so worried about the neighbours who lost their roof,will have a look today.So clean up is on ,holes to be filled that used to hold poles and cement holders for the car port,twisted flag pole to be removed and I will have to order a new one for Bob as he loved it, his flag is shredded,so a new one is in order for him.Little things as all fixable,my thoughts went back to those still trying to get things done in Qld,life has gone on for us but for them it will be a long time.
Makes you think about whats precious,my first thoughts were that Bob and Mum were ok and their thoughts were for me...so that whats important at the end the day.

10 comments:

  1. Gosh Carole, that storm sounds horrendous. Thank goodness no-one was hurt. The weather has been so unpredictable this year. And yes, the folks of Queensland and over in Christchurch NZ are very much in my thoughts and prayers too!

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  2. We had that storm hit yesterday as well, although no damage and you're right it was just 10min of severe wind and rain. I was worried about the trees falling over!
    Take care. xx

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  3. Crazy weather we are having.... It does make you think about how God protects us and we have to be thankful for the little things in life. Glad that everyone is ok....

    Just shows how powerful God is...

    Sandyn

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  4. It was a doozy of a storm but we didn't get it as bad as you did. Yes 10 mins and it was all over and the sun was back out. We had the winds and small hail but no damage as such.

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  5. Must have been a 'mini-whirlwind' or something similar. Sorry to hear of all the damage, but at least no one was injured. Thank heavens for England wet, damp, foggy, misty ...BUT,
    .... calm weather.

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  6. oh, my! the weather just keeps getting wilder. Writer Thomas Friedman suggests we should call it "global wierding" instead of "global warming," to describe what's actually happening due to the rising temps. *sigh*

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  8. I really enjoyed reading the posts on your blog. I would like to invite you to come on over to my blog and check it out. God bless, Lloyd

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  9. That is once crazy weather, praying things get better soon:)

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  10. We get strong NW winds up here on our hill, but it is frightening to think of winds that strong. Stay safe, lovely friend.

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