The aftermath of rain

Well drizzle actually, but definitely the first precipitation we've had in many weeks.

I woke to the sound of light rain and the sight of cloud amongst the trees. :)

View all photos taken: Tuesday, 8th May 2007, This photo: 6:28am

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  • picsbymac said:
    That's so cool. Glad to hear you got a bit of rain : )
  • David de Groot said:
    I had to take something wet Melissa - it's been quite a while after all :) The other shot I took was mist through the trees, but then I saw this spider web and figured it'd make the better shot.
    I've just been informed our rain gauge had a whole 2mm in it. Better than a poke in the eye with a burnt stick, but only just.
  • -spam- said:
    I woke up to the sound of rain on the roof this morning but thought i was dreaming it and went back to sleep. :S
  • David de Groot said:
    It's like that. I read something recently about a little girl our west who was quite afraid that the sky was broken when it finally rained - she was seven and had never seen rain in her lifetime.
  • Vucko1000 said:
    love the detail! good job
  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks Ana :-)
  • yinyang said:
    so how many minutes extra in the shower does one get for 2mm of rain...!?

    i heard on the news that it was a whopping 6mm lol!!
  • -spam- said:
    I was talking to some people at work today and they were saying that their kids expected the day off school because it was raining. Much like a snow day in the states or UK
  • David de Groot said:
    Well provided we caught it all, that's roughly 680L in our watertanks. :) Mt Glorious (just down the road) apparently got 6mm, Draper (about 12kms in the other direction) got 1mm. I figure we got over 2 but our rain gauge doesn't always catch it all.

    hahahaha! Mine didn't try that - they know better I guess.
  • traceyisanozzy said:
    Beautiful David! From the looks of it you have lovely views from your abode too! :-)
  • a777thunder said:
    Well Done Dave
    The heavy drops woke me also dripping on the van roof like a chinese torture chamber.
  • David de Groot said:
    Well lots of trees anyway Tracey :)

    hehehe But a welcome one Kev :)
  • Maki_C30D said:
    I'm glad you finally got your rain.
    And this is really a wonderful shot!!
  • David de Groot said:
    Not enough though Maria, but better than nothing! Thanks :)
  • photo by Alison said:
    yeh nice web! We got some rain down here in Sydney too... woohoo!
  • David de Groot said:
    Always good to get some rain eh Alison ? :)