What a stormy day yesterday, very wet all day, with high winds. The river Roskhill was thundering down the gorge. There must have been well over an inch of rainfall which, continued throughout the night.
I took this video of the river next to the old bridge on the nature reserve this morning.
in full spate
River Roskhill in Spate
“Thundering down the gorge with force,
The dominance you hold, we can only endorse.
Saplings of Rowan bow and curtsy to you,
As your strength overcomes them and takes them from view”….
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