I started this post after taking these photos of ominous looking clouds three days ago.
It has been raining almost non-stop ever since. The river is normally very placid but this morning I noticed it becoming very turbulent at the weir. It had already broken its banks at the lowest part.
By earlier this evening the water had risen so much the weir was almost unnoticeable. And just look at the colour of the water.
Last July roughly the same view looked like this:
It's still raining.