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I don't watch TV much but it's usually on when I have to traverse through the lounge room to somewhere else.

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I guess all that praying for rain worked for Scomo, it's just it's all turned up at the same time.

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The forecast here said heavy rain 2 days in a row and it got revised down to less than that the day before each.

It's been rain on and off since about Friday but except for a few periods has been fairly pathetic.

 

The week ahead view says possible/showers/increasing every day for the next week.  I've got an overflow of laundry and fuck it, it's in the machine going now.

BoM seem to not have a clue and play the game of telling you what you want to hear half the time.

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1 hour ago, Rybags said:

The forecast here said heavy rain 2 days in a row and it got revised down to less than that the day before each.

It's been rain on and off since about Friday but except for a few periods has been fairly pathetic.

 

The week ahead view says possible/showers/increasing every day for the next week.  I've got an overflow of laundry and fuck it, it's in the machine going now.

BoM seem to not have a clue and play the game of telling you what you want to hear half the time.

 

The BOM has to do the worst case scenario since the debacle in Brisbane.

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On 2/8/2020 at 11:23 AM, Rybags said:

The loony left would happily see us paying $5 per litre for fuel and 50c kWh for electricity.

Then they'd be the first to whinge when food prices suddenly jumped by a third.

According to  loony right sources, you are correct. 

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On 2/8/2020 at 8:23 AM, Rybags said:

The loony left would happily see us paying $5 per litre for fuel and 50c kWh for electricity.

Then they'd be the first to whinge when food prices suddenly jumped by a third.

 

Which actually could be likely given the continuing drought Australia wide and the fires everywhere - 260,000+ hectares of farming land was just ripped through in the last few days not far from here from a lightning strike - I don't know total numbers of burnt out lands here but its nudging up near 2.5million hectares - a lot of farmers are de-stocking their surplus stock so they only have minimal stock for breeding purposes due to lack of feed and water.  I'm putting money on the price of beef and lamb, all dairy and cereal crops to reach new records this year (I seriously hope I'm wrong - but its looking likely)

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And a new problem ... ASBESTOS from old housing sudden appears. Asbestos is fine if undisturbed but now we got wrecked homes with asbestos.

Yes asbestos is a great heat resistant material which kills you if you breathe it in

 

https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/asbestos-fears-linger-for-nsw-residents-following-bushfires-20200211-p53zpf.html?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1581965306

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