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Wettest August on record sees Thames Water enforce ‘compulsory hosepipe use’

water fussAfter the MET Office announcement that August was the wettest for 100 years, Thames Water has declared a ’compulsory hosepipe use’. The moves comes just weeks after lifting a hosepipe ban that was enforced as a result of the wettest drought since records began.

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Posted: Aug 30th, 2012
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Met Office warns severe weather warnings imminent

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning warning, as severe weather raises the likelihood of a severe weather warning as well as up to 10cm of severe weather whining in some areas.

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Posted: Feb 3rd, 2012
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Delayed Summer Solstice due to rogue Facebook app, admits God

‘We’ve had a call from the Vatican,’ Chief Meteorologist Terry Parfitt confirmed, ‘and the cause of the shit weather has been linked to a computer blunder at God’s end.’

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Posted: Jul 21st, 2011
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BAA investment in adverse weather equipment spent on extra wide shovel

An inquiry into the apparent ‘slow reaction’ of Heathrow Airport to last month’s snow revealed that BAA’s ‘major investment in counter snow technology’ was nothing more than the ordering of an extra wide shovel for the worker who clears the snow from the runways.

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Posted: Jan 11th, 2011
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Box-office smash for British remake, ‘No Planes, No Trains, No Automobiles’

replacement John Goodman 'in operation'In the British version, updated for 2010, an Essex businessman struggles to overcome the odds and make his daily 40-minute commute.

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Posted: Dec 21st, 2010
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