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    Default Proper Mary Poppins weather....

    Are you affected by strong winds - oooh err missus?

    My commute over the Pennines was downright dangerous - the road should really be closed off. I was down to around 50, and even so was shunted by the wind into the next lane. Saw vans facing the wrong direction - absolute carnage.

    Smug work from homers - time to revel in the misery of us long distance commuters.......

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wilmslow View Post
    Are you affected by strong winds - oooh err missus?

    My commute over the Pennines was downright dangerous - the road should really be closed off. I was down to around 50, and even so was shunted by the wind into the next lane. Saw vans facing the wrong direction - absolute carnage.

    Smug work from homers - time to revel in the misery of us long distance commuters.......
    Wilmslow to West Yorkshire is not a long distance commute.

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    There were a couple of gusts of wind so strong last night that the sound of the windows being tested at their hinges woke me and I closed them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SupremeSpod View Post
    Wilmslow to West Yorkshire is not a long distance commute.
    It is to me

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wilmslow View Post
    My commute over the Pennines was downright dangerous - the road should really be closed off. I was down to around 50, and even so was shunted by the wind into the next lane.
    Learn to drive in those conditions, or get off the road if you can't handle it.
    Saw vans facing the wrong direction - absolute carnage.
    They were going the other way...
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    [QUOTE=Wilmslow;1227938]
    My commute over the Pennines was downright dangerous - the road should really be closed off. I was down to around 50, and even so was shunted by the wind into the next lane. Saw vans facing the wrong direction - absolute carnage.
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    Crossing the pennines can be a bit dangerous at this time of the year. The best advice I had was to drive with your windows fully open, to allow the wind to blow through, and to switch your lights off to conserve energy. Also carry a flask of nourishing cabbage barley and sausage soup. If its hot - even better



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    Oooh, it's blowing out there again. Just had some gusts come from nowhere that launched some dustbins down the street.

    Update 2 minutes later: Wind gone again now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TimberWolf View Post
    Oooh, it's blowing out there again. Just had some gusts come from nowhere that launched some dustbins down the street.
    I quite like it when it's like that, apart from on recycling day where you end up with a million empty tins and juice cartons blowing around.
    I was quite impressed though, the recycling guys picked it up, rather than just emptying the bags/boxes.
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    The grim north yesterday.

    Brrrrrr. Brrring on the globallllll waarrmminggggggg.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wilmslow View Post
    Are you affected by strong winds - oooh err missus?

    My commute over the Pennines was downright dangerous - the road should really be closed off. I was down to around 50, and even so was shunted by the wind into the next lane. Saw vans facing the wrong direction - absolute carnage.

    Smug work from homers - time to revel in the misery of us long distance commuters.......

    I enjoy driving in extreme weather conditions. With the heavy gusts of winds I must say that the Citroen on-board suspension management prevented the car from buffeting and lurching in the wind.
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