posted on Nov, 18 2013 @ 10:53 AM
reply to post by phyllida
I agree with you guys about 'the culture of fear etc', but in this particular case, i think it could be more a case of arse covering by the
The news is that there is expected to be a VERY bad winter on the cards this year.
The talk is (how they know so far in advance is a ?) this Winter will be the worst one pretty much anyone has seen in this country for 70 years!
They talk of 3 months of snow, which if correct, the melt run off will cause major flooding, possibly flooding everything downstream of the res.
Take the advice offered if i were you..have a kit bag packed with at least one change of warm clothing, a couple of litres of water, some energy bars
and chocolate (any excuse girls!) and foil blankets etc.
A couple of emergency whistles for attracting attention should you need to can be got at the pound shop (and the foil blankets etc)
Have it ready packed, within grab reach and try not to panic...it may all come to nothing, you know what the weather forcasts are usually like here in
ETA: Just looked at where you are on Google Earth..there's LOADS of resevoirs near you..i gave up counting at 15, all seem to be within 10 - 15 miles
of your location.
This is why you've been included on the warning list i reckon..imagine if there was major flooding near you and nobody told you? It's like i said,
arse covering. Better forewarned and all that though.
edit on 18-11-2013 by MysterX because: added info