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Stormy Stormy Monday

Monday Today was the day… That it rained and blew almost all day.  The storm last night resulted in very strong winds, which to be honest, I thought would have ended by this morning, but they continued for most of … Continue reading

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Beautiful Day – Stormy Night

Sunday Today was the day… That was beautiful and calm to start but this evening there is already quite a wind that has blown up and a storm is expected to sweep over the Cape dumping quite a bit more … Continue reading

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Mid-Altitude Cyclone

Wednesday Today was the day that… A massive storm hit Cape Town. It was initially described as a mid-altitude cyclone that was expected to form close to Cape Town. It led our builder to baton down the hatches, board up … Continue reading

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Storm Damage

Monday Today was the day… We woke up to heavy winds and driving rain. When my phone rang at 6:45am and it was David, my heart immediately started beating a little faster. As soon as I heard his voice, I … Continue reading

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Storm Damage and Breaking Ground

Last night’s storm was pretty significant. This morning when I left for gym I was surprised by some of the damage. There were a number of trees down and a lot of debris on the road. We ourselves had our … Continue reading

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Massive Storm

As I write, the wind is picking up at a hectic pace. The doors and windows are rattling and every now and you can hear the trees rustling and the wind gusting. There’s a lot of rain on the way to … Continue reading

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Not a Single Car on Ou Kaapse Weg

That was our experience when Mike and I went off to the airport to pick up Julian. There was not a single car on Ou Kaapse Weg going or on our return. But there was a reason. It was 00-45am when … Continue reading

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The Storm

I think everyone who lives in Cape Town will have a story about the storm. It’ll probably be in the end a full 24 hours of wind and rain, although our little neighbourhood has pretty much stood firm through it … Continue reading

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Lull Before The Storm

Today has been a beautiful winter’s day. Very little wind and some perfect sunshine. The washing got dry and has been bought in. As I enjoyed the day, I was reminded that it is the lull before the storm. This … Continue reading

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