It’s almost like something unusual happened in Reading!

10 hours. 81 tweets. The Reading hashtag. Most of them about the same thing:

  • asilon: Please don’t rain in #rdg; I have a lot of washing to get dry today. #
  • parent2: @asilon Sorry! RT @getreading: Flash warning of heavy rain for Reading: http://bit.ly/97vS2h #rdgnews #rdg #
  • lortolan: Here comes the rain in #shinfield… RT @getreading: Flash warning of heavy rain for Reading: http://bit.ly/97vS2h #rdg #
  • Dani_Sweens: Oh no, here comes the rain and still no marquee! HELP! #raftrace #rdg #
  • gavinaldrich: here comes the rain again… #rdg hasn’t it gone dark! #
  • getwokingham: Flash warning of heavy rain for Wokingham http://bit.ly/9x0WeE <rain has hit #rdg has it reached #woky yet? #
  • devilhat: Raining. Heavily. I think I’ve inherited the #rdg storm. #
  • sahfenn: Wow that was a big rumble of thunder in #rdg #
  • tomcanning83: I heard about the thunder in #rdg on twitter before real life! #win #
  • stevegabb: @tomcanning83 Count the seconds between receiving the tweet and the thunder and it’ll tell you how far away it is. #rdg #win #
  • tomcanning83: @stevegabb Is that in imperial or metric? #rdg #
  • DanielMcLaren: heavens have opened in #Rdg….. ye gods! #
  • getreading: RT @DanielMclaren: heavens have opened in #Rdg….. ye gods! –> Raining like the clappers here in Caversham. #
  • Dani_Sweens: The #raftrace event team making the best of the bad weather! #rdg http://twitpic.com/27lcja #
  • ab_sw: Just a light drizzle in #rdg .. #
  • PaddyCunningham: Wow, thunder, lightening and now stupidly heavy hailstone shower in #rdg, yes people hailstones !!! #
  • LouiseJJohnson: Ha! Someone on the #rdg hashtag read about the thunder on twitter before he heard it. There’s a physics exam question in that somewhere. #
  • karenblakeman: Flash flood in Star Road RG4 5BE #caversham #rdg http://twitpic.com/27ltcz #
  • LuckyHarvey: Blimey – I think those #Rdg hailstones have now hit #woky!! Pelting down. #
  • timmorgan: All this rain and thunder in #rdg. Haven’t seen any of it in Basingstoke for a couple of hours! #
  • markrfletcher: Rain’s so bad in #rdg that it’s made a puddle in the lawn http://twitvid.com/VMWPT #
  • carocat: Enjoying the torrential downpour under the outside cover in Starbucks with @boardyuk. #rdg http://twitpic.com/27lhl3 #
  • itsjustyou: That heavy rain in #rdg ? Yeah, I was cycling home during it… #
  • DroneRiff: Typical, I brave it and walk home in the rain. It stops half way home! But streets flooded from road to front gardens was impressive #rdg #
  • kissmyart: Glad I left work when I did – its tipping it down in paddington! Hope its not raining in #rdg for my walk home #
  • krider2010: @LuckyHarvey depends where you are heading; #rdg monsoon like, #bck hardly a drop! #
  • kissmyart: #rdg station platforms a little flooded this evening #
  • brainwipe: RT @itsjustyou: That heavy rain in #rdg ? Yeah, I was cycling home during it… (me too. The hail stung like buggery!) #
  • LAYYYZ: I can’t believe it! (in my best victor meldrew voice) all the rain water has dried up on the roads in #rdg it’s like it didn’t even happen! #

I love the Reading Twitter community!

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