May 30, 2005
Links for Monday, 30 May 2005
- A couple more additions to the ‘Let me count the ways…‘ Wellingtonist meme, from Sibylle at heimatseeker and Mr Reasonable at Whispering Inferno
- The Wellington City Council in-fighting reaches new lows
- Tornado action in Paraparaumu, resulting in this from MetService…
Severe-weather forecaster Paul Mallinson said he had “almost mentioned weak tornadoes” in predictions for the West Coast and Nelson area overnight on Saturday, but had decided against it.
“We were already talking about wind gusts of 110km/h. So I actually expected there would be some weak funnels, but we have to be a little bit careful when we mention the tornado word. It has to be used judiciously.
“So while I don’t wish damage on anybody, when I heard about this one (at Paraparaumu) I was so pleased…”