Jump to content

How loud is the thunder!


  • Please log in to reply
29 replies to this topic

#1 Aribika

Posted 11 December 2012 - 11:41 PM

It's so loud I keep jumping.  Thank goodness my 7 year old is asleep and hopefully sleeps through pretty much anything.  But master 10 is still awake and they're already tired enough being this time of year.  I let him put his headphones on with music so I hope he gets to sleep with that.

Lorraine

#2 oliboli

Posted 11 December 2012 - 11:47 PM

Whereabouts are you? No rain or thunder here - we are western suburbs.

#3 Aribika

Posted 11 December 2012 - 11:57 PM

I'm just south of Mandurah and we have it all! Thunder, lightning and rain.  There may have been some hail earlier too.

Edited by Aribika, 11 December 2012 - 11:57 PM.


#4 BlueUnicorn

Posted 12 December 2012 - 12:03 AM

It's so full on.  Lightning is freaky too.  I'm not usually bothered by storms but omg!  The dog is freaking too.

Hopefully the damage is minimal..



#5 Kwyjibo

Posted 12 December 2012 - 12:05 AM

Awww nothing here.

Had a little bit this morning though.

#6 EsmeLennox

Posted 12 December 2012 - 12:10 AM

We can see the lightening, but can't hear anything... Yet.

#7 Aribika

Posted 12 December 2012 - 12:44 AM

Things seem to have quietened here a little and I think it's heading north.  

Lorraine

#8 WYSIWYG

Posted 12 December 2012 - 01:12 AM

It's hitting me now, and I am loving it original.gif
I'm north of Mandurah, suburb with the post code 6171.

Edited by RunawayPrincess, 12 December 2012 - 01:13 AM.


#9 terri_Mc

Posted 12 December 2012 - 01:30 AM

I've just received the severe thunderstorm sms alert, it's heading down the coastline south.

#10 Kwyjibo

Posted 12 December 2012 - 01:33 AM

Will probably hit here soon then. I keep hearing rumblings but can't work out if it is planes or not. Knowing my luck I'll finally manage to get to sleep and then it wakes us all up.

#11 EssentialBludger

Posted 12 December 2012 - 01:35 AM

I'm in kwinana and it's freaking crazy! My yard is flooded!

#12 WYSIWYG

Posted 12 December 2012 - 01:35 AM

Whoa it's just got crazy! It's like a strobe light out there and the thunder is really rattling.

#13 Kwyjibo

Posted 12 December 2012 - 01:42 AM

Wind is picking up.

Better move my outside table.

#14 EssentialBludger

Posted 12 December 2012 - 01:45 AM

I left the bikes outside lol.

The sky is lit up like a Christmas tree! Fascinating!

#15 Kwyjibo

Posted 12 December 2012 - 01:50 AM

Saw some lightening whilst outside.

My garage door was open too so I'm glad I had to go out the back.

#16 terri_Mc

Posted 12 December 2012 - 01:59 AM

The power went out and came on twice, so glad I switched all the power points off as I have lost equipment to power surges.

#17 Lyn86

Posted 12 December 2012 - 02:51 AM

Country Wa here-we seem to just be getting a dry storm at the moment. Heaps of lightening and no rain, hoping it doesn't start to many fires or ruin to much of the crops.

#18 Kwyjibo

Posted 12 December 2012 - 02:56 AM

Fook me, you weren't kidding about the loudness.

Just turned off the TV. Didn't want to risk it thanks to terri's post.

#19 Kwyjibo

Posted 12 December 2012 - 03:20 AM

Well that went by quite quickly.

But I have been left with no power....bollocks.

Hope it is back by the morning.

#20 oliboli

Posted 12 December 2012 - 08:50 AM

I slept through the lot - not sure if we got anything, will go and check outside when I get up

#21 catalyst

Posted 12 December 2012 - 09:57 AM

Thunder etc went till really late here in Mandurah..   Think I heard it still at 2.00am...

#22 BlueUnicorn

Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:13 AM

It's pelting down out there! Our yard is flooded...and the road out the front is pretty waterlogged too.

I'm surprised we still have power, it went out at least once over night here.



#23 Gegemite

Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:24 AM

I'm about 5km north of Perth, barely a drop of rain last night and certainly no storms. It is looking very grey outside now but seems to be blowing over.

#24 Le-a

Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:25 AM

I'm down south, where is my rain and my storm? I feel ripped off...

#25 catalyst

Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:28 AM

Well  roads are flooded around me and could not get kids to school at the moment..and so many 4WD are driving through the flooding at full speed and throwing water in to people's properties!!




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

WIN an exclusive performance from Sam Moran!

To celebrate the release of children?s musical series Play Along with Sam, out now on DVD, we?re giving one lucky parent the chance to have Sam perform at their child?s pre-school or day care!

Toddler freed after getting trapped in escalator

A shopping centre escalator needed to be pulled apart to free a toddler's trapped hand.

Why I'm kind of excited about my daughter's nits

Is it weird to say that I am secretly thrilled to find that my daughter Edie has nits?

Baby born at 10:11 on 12-13-14

Well, it's actually 13-12-14 to us over here. But still, Clare Elizabeth Keane's consecutive numerical birth time is pretty special.

On holding tightly and loving fiercely

We can't live in fear. This post is about Christmas and how at this time we should be celebrating life and grateful for what we have: our loved ones who we cherish fiercely.

Babies, relatives and coping with Christmas day

Everyone will love your baby but your baby may not be so happy to be passed around a lot of new people - nor may you want to feed with an audience.

Why I won't be posting pictures of my baby on Facebook

There are pros and cons to this policy.

The myths and truths of gender swaying

Here are a few popular methods hopeful parents-to-be use to try to get a baby of their preferred gender – and what an expert says about whether they really work.

10 easy DIY Christmas decoration ideas

It's officially time to get into the Christmas spirit. Why not branch out when you put up your tree this year and add a personal touch with a few DIY decorations? We've found the perfect easy-to-make ways to put more festive fever into your home.

The dangerous new trend of glucose challenge test refusal

A dangerous trend is seeing more mothers-to-be declining a relatively simple and painless test to check for gestational diabetes.

Office of Fair Trading reveals naughty toys ahead of Christmas

The Office of Fair Trading has pulled seven toys from shelves ahead of Christmas after they fail safety tests.

Video: Baby boy's trouble with twins

These twin girls will no doubt have fun fooling people in years to come, but nobody will be as confused as baby Landon.

Long-term reversible male contraceptive on its way

Men could soon have access to an injectable long-term contraceptive which works in a similar way to a vasectomy but promises to be easily reversed.

'I tried to kill my baby': one mum's story

After bathing and dressing her three-month-old son, Amanda had a rare moment alone with her baby.

Attack of the 'mummy brain'

I feel that almost every day, someone in my life - be they a friend, family member or complete stranger - feels the need to excuse my behaviour as I have other things on my mind.

Mum of baby who fell ill after drinking raw milk speaks out

A Melbourne mother has described how her son turned grey when he became seriously ill after drinking raw milk.

Australian divorce rate lowest since 1976

Modern newlyweds are now well into their 30s and marriage still offers something powerful a new book argues.

The aftermath of a traumatic birth experience

In Australia, 30 per cent of women find their birth experience traumatic, with 6 per cent going on to develop post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Young mum burns 'from inside-out'

A young mum is in intensive care after she took a friend's antibiotic and wound up with an ailment that is burning her body 'from the inside-out'.

The disagreement that can break a relationship

If he doesn't change his mind, all I can hope is that I will. It would be a waste to spend the rest of my marriage mourning a baby that never was.

Download now: Essential Kids Activity Finder app

Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 
 

How many weeks til Christmas?

On your To-Do list

Get the "Santa" shopping done without the kids in tow.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.