rainfall, fall, showers, deluge, drizzle, downpour, precipitation, raindrops, cloudburst

damp,  soaked,  soaking,  dripping,  saturated,  drenched,  watery,  soggy,  soddenwaterlogged, dank,  sopping,  aqueous,  wringing wet

We have had a vile 24 hours of endless rain and wind with another 24 hours more rain to come.

I knew the storm was coming.  I put all the horses into the Fat Field so they would have food in their bellies and shelter if they wanted it.

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Yesterday was spent mostly indoors except when there was a brief respite after lunch when I managed to get Taktur up to feed.

Today, the weather forecast said it would clear up at 10:00 and at exactly 10:00 the endless rain stopped and the wind died down.  Most odd but I wasn’t going to argue so I made the most of it and went out to check that everyone was ok.

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Hjalti and his mother, Hetja, were in the middle of their field with the rest of their herd, oblivious of the weather.

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At the top of the hill is a large dip where they often shelter.

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Esja (greyer blob in the middle) was happy enough and I left her to it rather than interrupt the important task of eating.

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She has enough fat on her anyway to keep her warm.

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Raw Deal, Vitamin and Lyra were at the corner of their field near the road so I threw some carrots at them.

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While soaked, they all seemed happy enough.

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So I am not concerned anymore.  It always sounds far worse when you are lying in bed listening to the screaming wind and hammering rain in the wee small hours.

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I worry someone might melt (and yes, Storm has a rug on because he must not melt – he wouldn’t like that)!

4 thoughts on “rainfall, fall, showers, deluge, drizzle, downpour, precipitation, raindrops, cloudburst

  1. Rebecca Final

    Amazing, hearty ponies in their element. But yes, we worry anyway. When you are a Mom, it’s what you do. As I tell my son – ‘Deal with it!’

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