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One thing that is amusing me is hearing our weather presenters trying to
make the potential bit of snow in Scotland sound vaguely important after
a report from Japan about something like a train going missing.
Scotland, isn't it?
Snow. Meh. We'll cope.
Pah!! Toddlers could cope with that light dusting you get up there. ;-)
That was my point. What kind of weather we get isn't important compared with
what is going on in Japan.
A tsunami may be more serious than a 'bit of snow', but what happens
in a country half way across the world is simply not as important to
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The pictures were amazing and showed the power of nature. What
surprised us was some of the reactions of people in the flood zone. TV
tended to fade out shots just before things happened but still one
car, having watched a ship sail over what had been a road, drove down
into the water like it was a ford (cut). In another shot a lorry
driver was standing on the back of his truck to get a view rather than
getting out while he could. In fact the truck was on a bridge on a
river with flood waters pouring under it and more breaking the banks
to get into the river (cut). As for some of the buildings floating
along you didn't get scale until the liuttle house approach a 30' lamp
standard and towered over it for about a second before knocking it
It makes you glad to be half a world away from this lot.