Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by SlicerDicer, Jun 10, 2007.

  1. SlicerDicer

    SlicerDicer Guest

    I hope all the Australians are ok. They got lashed by some Extreme weather.... A panamax freighter is beached 100meters from shore and 10,000 people evacuated from various areas.

    Disaster zone of hurricane proportions from sydney to new castle.

    I am very familiar with the area spent 6 months there in 2002.

  2. OldPete

    OldPete Guest

    I'll check it out on BBC and CNN, right now.

    Hope some of this water helps with their drought, atleast a little relief.
    Been 7 years since OZ has had decent rains. :sad:
  3. SlicerDicer

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    Will have to wait for the weekly report to see what the rainfall has done it should come out sometime next week. At least for catchment water.
  4. OldPete

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  6. OldPete

    OldPete Guest

    Ironic that the first Saudi Arabian well drillings in the very early 20th century were for water. The king said, I do not need this black fluid, my crops 'n flocks need water.
    (From the Pulitzer Prize winning book...The Prize. A must read for everyone.)

    Watched all the vids. :sad:

    Flooding in Southern China ATM. 66 dead and 100k evacuated.