Rain storm

On Saturday, we experienced a terrible rain storm here in Hawaii.  There was no thunder, but a steady downpour that lasted for hours. I was glad that our new roof, installed in 2012, held up, and there was no leakage.

Our driveway:

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We were grateful for our covered garage:

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Our patio:

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David pounded the gutter, when it got loose.  He had to remove his shirt to prevent it from getting wet in the rain:

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Our crotons were soaked, but the colors were still beautiful:

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We turned off our water sprinkler, effective Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, as our lawn had received enough rain to last several days.

By 3:45 pm, the flash flood warning was canceled for Oahu, as the storm moved to the other islands in the Hawaiian chain.

10 Responses to “Rain storm”

  1. DJan Says:

    I guess you don’t usually get so much rain. We are accustomed to it around here. Glad you didn’t have a flood. 🙂

  2. Tom Sightings Says:

    Wow, that waterfall coming off your roof is big enough to give it a name!

  3. Joanne Noragon Says:

    A lot of water in one big swoop. Did little children go out to play in it?

  4. dkzody Says:

    We have had a few downpours here but nothing so warm that we could go topless!

  5. DeniseinVA Says:

    My goodness that is a lot of rain for Hawaii? Glad your roof held out okay.

  6. Christine Says:

    wow glad you survived.

  7. honoluluaunty91 Says:

    That really was a downpour, wasn’t it? Our trees and grass are so happy after it. Looking out at the rain from the inside of a house with an intact roof and no leaks is wonderful.

  8. SchmidleysScribblins Says:

    I remember thosedownpours across the South and West. Wonderful that David can still fix things.

  9. Beatrice Says:

    Glad your home wasn’t affected by the downpour, Gigi. We hav had snow recently and are also not affected as living in the apt means no digging out concerns.

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