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Sin Studly
01-22-2006, 07:45 AM
It was already like, 30 degrees centigrade at 7am this morning. It made it up to something like 41 during the day. And to make things even better there was an electrical storm around noonish that set Kangaroo Island on fire and everything smelt like burning rubber and the sky was a weird colour until the sun went down. I love summer.

killer_queen
01-22-2006, 08:37 AM
Kangaroo Island? Is there an island called that? I'm glad it's burnt.

Sin Studly
01-22-2006, 09:27 AM
Me too, it's just a pity the person who named it wasn't still alive and sleeping in a house there while it happened.

el_monkey
01-22-2006, 10:26 AM
hm ... consequence of the ozone depletion...

Sin Studly
01-22-2006, 10:43 AM
It was hotter in parts of Poland, 1942.

neocon58
01-22-2006, 05:13 PM
I concour, the sky was fuckin' weird when the sun went down. We had about 3 or four days of over 40. I think we hit 43 or 44 one day. I fucking hate it when it's so hot during the day that the heat stays in the earth overnight. So when you walk around at night and try get to sleep, theres no stinging sun but it's still hot as fuck.

yay
01-22-2006, 05:50 PM
We hit 45 degrees celcius on New Years Day in Sydney. The heat was to much. So I went to the shops to see a movie with my mother and sister, and the Air Conditioning was broken. The heat is getting to much in NSW, and I'd have to imagine it's happening in other parts of Australia as well. We are used to hot summers, but it is getting too hot.

Sinister
01-22-2006, 05:51 PM
hm ... consequence of the ozone depletion...

very likely.

Sin Studly
01-22-2006, 08:14 PM
Neocon, did you smell the burning island wherever you are? I'm in manningham now, so all the winds come straight through and christ did it stink. Like burnt wood and rubber.

Sunny
01-22-2006, 08:18 PM
pshh, nothing like texas summer. 45 fucking C... and sometimes they get violent storms. with hail. <3

Andy
01-22-2006, 08:21 PM
Pah, Birmingam summer rocks. We get slightly warmer rain than usual.

Sin Studly
01-22-2006, 08:26 PM
pshh, nothing like texas summer. 45 fucking C... and sometimes they get violent storms. with hail. <3

It goes well over 45 here (the hottest parts of an Australian summer tend to be february and march), and with violent electrical storms that set fire to everything, plus kids start fires annual that usually go up into the tens of millions of dollars damage when they blow over towns and cities... but no hail. That's insane. Hail?

the_offsprings_monkey
01-22-2006, 08:26 PM
Pah, Birmingam summer rocks. We get slightly warmer rain than usual.
I love the cold, summer sucks.

Sin Studly
01-22-2006, 08:28 PM
... England doesn't have summers. And stop being such an emo faggot. Australians are allowed to say they hate summer because dozens and dozens of people literally die from the heat every year. If you're English and say you hate summer, you're just posturing for faggot emo approval.

the_offsprings_monkey
01-22-2006, 08:47 PM
... England doesn't have summers. And stop being such an emo faggot. Australians are allowed to say they hate summer because dozens and dozens of people literally die from the heat every year. If you're English and say you hate summer, you're just posturing for faggot emo approval.
ok well I hate it when it's warm over here then, I like to be cold at all times.

neocon58
01-22-2006, 09:08 PM
Yeah, I'm in the northern suburbs and it reeked like shit for a good few hours. The smoke was pretty damn thick considering it was blown all the way from Kangaroo Island.

Andy
01-22-2006, 09:12 PM
Is Kangaroo a waste disposal island or something? How big is it? Information needed.

forestfuckinggump
01-22-2006, 09:16 PM
Neocon, did you smell the burning island wherever you are? I'm in manningham now, so all the winds come straight through and christ did it stink. Like burnt wood and rubber.
A fire smelled like burnt wood and rubber? :eek:

Andy
01-22-2006, 09:17 PM
A fire smelled like burnt wood and rubber? :eek:
You may live to regret that post

neocon58
01-22-2006, 09:18 PM
Technically not, but personally I see it as nothing other than waste disposal. Send people you hate there in hope the annual bushfire takes them out. If the electrical storms don't start the fire, we have plenty of stupid firebugs willing to step up to the plate.

http://www.tourkangarooisland.com.au/

forestfuckinggump
01-22-2006, 09:34 PM
You may live to regret that post
Doubtful...

Sin Studly
01-22-2006, 10:15 PM
It's a tourist island. So yeah, we're kinda happy it burnt down. But still, it's a fucking huge distance away for it to be swamping Adelaide in smoke. All I actually heard was "it caught fire", but judging from the smoke and weird coloured sky, I wouldn't be surprised if the entire island burnt to the ground.

lost_nvrfound
01-22-2006, 10:20 PM
must've been quite a sight!

neocon58
01-22-2006, 11:16 PM
Yeah, I didn't hear anything about it at all on the news. Mind you I probably missed it. If not, Rob Kelvin let me down. :(

In South Australia, cooler weather conditions are helping firefighters as they continue to battle several bushfires.

The largest fire, at the Ngarkat Conservation Park in SA's south-east, has burnt about 60,000 hectares since it flared on Friday night.

Firefighters from NSW are in SA to help their exhausted colleagues, who have been stretched to the limit after four consecutive days of temperatures above 40 degrees.

With milder conditions predicted, and a forecast of 28 degrees for Adelaide, the SA Country Fire Service (CFS) is hoping to bring the fires under control before the state is again hit with high temperatures later in the week.

The CFS said the cooler conditions already had helped reduce the threat posed by a fire in scrub near Mouth Flat, on Kangaroo Island.

However, the CFS said smoke from the blaze, which yesterday blanketed Adelaide, was still causing visibility problems along local island roads.

Yeah, at sunset, the sky was some tardish orange colour, not like a normal sunset though. Everything on the ground looked orangey-pink like in a bad dust storm.

Little_Miss_1565
01-22-2006, 11:55 PM
....are the small furry Australian animals okay?

Sin Studly
01-23-2006, 12:03 AM
Coons can grow pretty big, y'know.

Little_Miss_1565
01-23-2006, 12:14 AM
I don't care about the big ones, just the cute wibble ones. Are all the furry babies okay?

Sin Studly
01-23-2006, 01:31 AM
Hopefully not.

neocon58
01-23-2006, 02:40 AM
Coons can grow pretty big, y'know.

Bahahahahaha!!!!

But they smell like shit which is a but of a no noes. :(

the_GoDdEsS
01-23-2006, 04:25 AM
-28. This is the way our nature gets rid of the homeless.

Sin Studly
01-23-2006, 04:35 AM
+45 is the way nature gets rid of ours. Pity most of them are coons and therefore oven-proof.

Sin Studly
02-12-2007, 07:53 AM
I'm bumping this because....


pshh, nothing like texas summer. 45 fucking C... and sometimes they get violent storms. with hail. <3


no hail. That's insane. Hail?

This year I got a violent thunderstorm with hailstones the size of marbles on a 48C day.... this is like... unheard of. It's insane. What the fuck is happening to the environment? What the fuck causes ice to fall from the fucking sky when it's nearing 50C?

Whiplash
02-12-2007, 08:02 AM
Ehmmm, maybe because its lyke really really cold in the stratosphere, and the hails might be a crapton bigger up there but when they fall down they melt to a smaller size. ;)

Hurray for global warming!!!:o

Rocky-girl
02-12-2007, 08:20 AM
I feel very bad in summer. I hate hot weather. I like summer only in case temperature is near 23C. )

Sin Studly
02-12-2007, 08:33 AM
There's a 23C in summer? Fuck!

the_GoDdEsS
02-12-2007, 09:20 AM
You had ice falling down? The fuck?

Oh, I can agree with Tanya on the 23 up to 25 is very mild and nice. Doesn't get you sweaty, tired or angry. Summer temperatures here are considered 20 and up. Maximum I have ever experienced could have been 38, 40 behind the glass or in buses without air conditioning. That's a killer.

Sin Studly
02-12-2007, 11:07 AM
Maximum I have ever experienced could have been 38, 40. That's a killer.

I'd make you visit my hometown in summer, but then I realised that the heat most probably could kill you.

RickyCrack
02-12-2007, 11:14 AM
It's been like 0 degrees Fahrenheit here for weeks lately. That's like what, -10C?

Sin Studly
02-12-2007, 11:36 AM
Something like that. I could probably take it. It hits -5 in the desert at night, and when that comes mere hours after 40 degree day the coldness is probably a lot worse than -10 for weeks on end. I think I could probably handle the cold fine until the point where your hair and eyeballs freeze.

the_GoDdEsS
02-12-2007, 12:47 PM
I'd make you visit my hometown in summer, but then I realised that the heat most probably could kill you.

:(:( Being a poor Euro.

-5 after +40 would be super bad. I hated it when the weather here fell from 22 to 10 from one day to another last year.

As for extremely low temperatures, I've lived through -25, even though that's not so usual. But some winters in Orava get like that. Your eyeballs don't freeze, your hair does but that's no big deal at all. Plus if you dress properly it's manageable.

T-6005
02-12-2007, 12:55 PM
Cold's not hard to handle, but the fucking wind that comes along with it is. I'd trade -20 with 15 degrees of windchill for a flat -40 any day.

Thankfully, we're in the middle of a bright, warm day at -7 with 7 degrees wind chill.

nameless
02-12-2007, 07:04 PM
we never have anything like that in the uk, that sort of weather would bring the country to a stand still!

nieh
02-12-2007, 07:34 PM
Electrical storms with no rain or precipitation scare the hell out of me. I only just experienced it for the first time a couple years ago and we've had it a few times since then. I understand it's not uncommon in other parts of the world and even other parts of the country but it's absolutely frightening when you've never seen it before. The sky turns odd colors and there's constant lightning for about an hour. Hail during the summer is weird too but doesn't really bother me. Summer's not nearly as extreme as it is there, normally somewhere close to 95 fahrenheit on some the hotter days but it's still insane to see hail coming down when it's like 80-85 degrees. I've only see it like three times in my life.

Jakebert
02-13-2007, 05:16 AM
I love electrical storms like that, but I'm used to them. We get them here all the time in June and July.

Rocky-girl
02-13-2007, 08:02 AM
There's a 23C in summer? Fuck!

This summer the temperature was near 33C. I felt very bad, because heat kills me. Simonka is right heat is a killer!

Sin Studly
02-13-2007, 08:05 AM
Europeans aren't allowed to talk to me about how evil heat is. :(

Sinister
02-13-2007, 08:08 AM
30C is almost unbearable; on the other hand I can stand -30 pretty well.

Sin Studly
02-13-2007, 08:20 AM
30C is almost unbearable.

...... for fucks sake.

HeadAroundU
02-13-2007, 09:12 AM
I've been in Texas, Houston, pretty wild for me, but I got used to it. The first day, came out from airport, shock, motherfucking warm sultry air. Then heavy rain with the biggest lightnings I have ever seen.

the_GoDdEsS
02-13-2007, 09:27 AM
Airconditioning effect? Getting out of somewhere cooled down to +20 and then hitting +35 within seconds is eek.

And yes, I keep saying it, wind in cool winter is an evil fucking thing.

Pena
02-13-2007, 09:34 AM
Here in Brazil, the summer is very hot but it is rare to arrive in forty. I like the summer very much but the waves are very small then, I wait the winter to surf better waves :/

Sin Studly
02-13-2007, 10:20 AM
Getting out of somewhere cooled down to +20 and then hitting +35 within seconds is eek.

For fucks sake.....


the summer is very hot but it is rare to arrive in forty

For fucks sake.....

HeadAroundU
02-13-2007, 10:26 AM
Justin, do you seriously have a 50 C? That's like on a fucking Mercury or Venus. :rolleyes: :p

Sin Studly
02-13-2007, 10:32 AM
Yes, but it's rare. Most years it'll only get up to 47 or 48.

offspring dude
02-13-2007, 10:39 AM
Yes, but it's rare. Most years it'll only get up to 47 or 48.

I would have pobably moved out of the country if it ever reached that hot. The most I can probably stand without killing someone is probably about 37-40 degrees, anymore than that will get me competely fucking crazy.

You people are very strong to stand such heat.

T-6005
02-13-2007, 11:21 AM
Taiwan would get fairly hot during the summer - although it was mostly the humidity that made you feel like you were being crushed and drowning and the pollution that made it hard to breathe. It wasn't too bad overall, though.

Whiplash
02-13-2007, 11:23 AM
Yes, but it's rare. Most years it'll only get up to 47 or 48.

I think i'd melt, We usually have between 30c and 35c.

calichix
02-14-2007, 04:20 AM
... England doesn't have summers. And stop being such an emo faggot. Australians are allowed to say they hate summer because dozens and dozens of people literally die from the heat every year. If you're English and say you hate summer, you're just posturing for faggot emo approval.

This made me lolololol embarrassingly loud.

neocon58
02-14-2007, 07:07 AM
Christ, I remember this thread but don't remember any of the shit I posted in it.

I love how the seasons work too. Summer is December-End of Feb? Fucks sake, its not even fuckin spring weather till mid-late october. and it dosen't start cooling down into autumn till farkin may/june or some shit.

Pretty gutted there wern't any exciting fires this year. At least not that I knew about.

Rocky-girl
02-14-2007, 08:41 AM
Europeans aren't allowed to talk to me about how evil heat is. :(

Oh! that's really bad!but you don't want to know opinion of other people?