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It's too hot :(

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Upgrade, May 24, 2012.

  1. Gee


    Joined: Jul 11, 2007

    Posts: 4,032

    Location: Nottingham

    Kinda glad to be at work today, a lovely air conditioned office. I daren't step outside in the fear of spontaneously combusting with this heat & humidity. Please rain.
  2. uncle_rufus


    Joined: Mar 14, 2011

    Posts: 4,086

    I think that's just because of positioning... the showers some of us are getting are convective which makes it a lot harder to predict exactly where they will be because they effectively form in-place (compared to say, a big weather front, where you can almost just look at what's already there and the direction of the wind and see where it's heading)... if you get the precise location of a convective storm wrong then your forecast is instantly wrong in 2 places! Doesn't stop it being annoying though - I feel like they should just massively drop down the % chances to compensate (although then I guess people will complain for the opposite reason - "it only said 10% chance of rain!!!!")
  3. Upgrade

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Oct 8, 2010

    Posts: 1,497

    Says its 32c, but it's pretty cloudy. Also the wind. Its so incredibly windy.
  4. Lunatic Dreyfus


    Joined: Jan 9, 2007

    Posts: 4,228

    Location: Returning video tapes

    I won't miss this heatwave, anything above the low twenties and I start to suffer. As a result my job has been a bit of a torment these last six weeks or so.

    There's a very nice and a times quite gusty southerly breeze that's built up since late morning in LU7. At the moment the breeze is blowing straight through my second floor flat. 'tis nice.

    Still very hot (supposedly 31c), but now very cloudy outside. At this rate the weather should get quite entertaining later on.
  5. Dirk

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Dec 20, 2005

    Posts: 1,928

    14:00 and 34C here in Surrey now. :eek:

    That's about as high as i've ever experienced in the last forty years. Please rain now!
  6. 413x


    Joined: Jan 13, 2010

    Posts: 17,208

    Location: Cardiff

    Scorcher today! Walking out the office Was like getting off a plane in some tropical country
  7. Diddums


    Joined: Oct 24, 2012

    Posts: 18,851

    Location: London

    My home town has the right idea :cool:

  8. nath247

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Aug 11, 2006

    Posts: 1,105

    Went out for a walk earlier, bit cloudy over here but can feel very warm air blowing around, even a breeze of wind feels like hot air. Could see which buildings in the business park had AC and which ones didn't. Smaller buildings with all the windows open don't have AC and the bigger buildings with all the windows shut do. Soon retreated back to where I worked to be greeted by a nice wall of ice cold air upon entering.
  9. Steedie

    Man of Honour

    Joined: Jun 29, 2004

    Posts: 19,987

    Location: Oxfordshire

    Or they are like my last place where it's full of idiots who don't understand how air con works and open all the windows trying to cool it down further. Used to drive me up the wall
  10. nath247

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Aug 11, 2006

    Posts: 1,105

    My old place used to have the air con on and the radiators running at the same time... with the windows wide open.
    Last edited: Jul 26, 2018
  11. robfosters


    Joined: Dec 1, 2010

    Posts: 32,982

    Location: Welling, London

    I feel so drained
  12. Maccapacca


    Joined: Apr 13, 2010

    Posts: 16,691

    Location: Sunny Sussex

    Working from home in my pants.
  13. Panos


    Joined: Nov 22, 2009

    Posts: 12,584

    Location: Under the hot sun.

  14. Digital X


    Joined: May 25, 2013

    Posts: 8,156

    Location: Kent.

    29c here. Just had a power cut. Not due back till 5pm!! No fridge freezer etc no fan. Expected to hit 35c in a few days.
  15. Steedie

    Man of Honour

    Joined: Jun 29, 2004

    Posts: 19,987

    Location: Oxfordshire

  16. Screeeech


    Joined: Dec 29, 2014

    Posts: 3,376

    Location: Dublin / LA

    I've been in the US Southwest for the last 3 weeks, it's all just sandstone and desert - when flying back I love seeing the lurid green lush UK countryside, not this time,

    I took this pic from the plane of the midlands, as we were approaching Heathrow;

  17. cyber69

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Sep 16, 2009

    Posts: 1,774

    Location: Loogabarooga

    Had my portable AC unit in the shed for about 5 years until I sold it because it was never used, now wish I had it!
  18. Droolinggimp


    Joined: May 16, 2004

    Posts: 3,531

    Location: Derby

    30c in Derby currently. The family spent a good few hours at Markeaton Park today, packed, hot and got hotter. A breeze occasionally drifted around but if it happened when the sun was out of cloud cover it was a really hot breeze. I feel sorry for my fellow work mates today. We work in a carvery kitchen. That job is not fun carving with the hot deck on and heat lamps... Touched 38oc on the deck yesterday whilst I was carving.
  19. Steedie

    Man of Honour

    Joined: Jun 29, 2004

    Posts: 19,987

    Location: Oxfordshire

    Just hit 33 :(

  20. billysielu


    Joined: Aug 9, 2009

    Posts: 11,513

    Location: Oxfordshire

    Made a trip to asda to buy all the cold things. Found out they've stopped giving away carrier bags, nowhere local left to shop that gives bags, fml.