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MC doesn't give Pontarlier as it's in France, but this is what it's predicting for Lausanne tomorrow. Totally different from your post.
That is how it looks now Mind the medium probability. We will see tomorrow
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Old 01.08.2015, 00:09
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MC doesn't give Pontarlier as it's in France, but this is what it's predicting for Lausanne tomorrow. Totally different from your post.
Actually you can get the weather for Pontarlier on Meteo Centrale.
This it what it looks like for tomorrow.

http://www.meteocentrale.ch/fr/europ...ils/N-2088822/

Meteosuisse is restricted to Switzerland but Meteo Centrale isn't.
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Re: Weather!

Thanks Belgianmum. I tried Meteocentrale for Pontarlier yesterday and got shunted off to a French weather website. Nothing like that came up for me.

It's been raining here since 5.30am and Jura mountains have disappeared under the mist/low cloud. So I'm staying nice and dry indoors today after all.
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Re: Weather!

Well Pontarlier is definitely in France, so that is not surprising

Absolutely beautiful near Pontarlier today, sunny and warm with a bit of a breeze. Lovely. Just been sitting out on our swing seat with the evening sun in my face, with doglet- le loves the sun (having lived for so long in the Canaries).

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Old 02.08.2015, 19:51
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Re: Weather!

Yes, it's been a good day here too, nice and sunny but not too warm.

Yesterday it rained for most of the morning and then started again in the evening. Did manage to stop around 10pm though so some people managed to let off their fireworks.
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Re: Weather!

Loving the gorgeous weather!
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Re: Weather!

Lovely swim in the nc lake (I was the only one doing this as the water was freezing 20C :P). Warm, nice breeze. Brace for some more heat wave though. It should be moderate this time, nothing like last month
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Re: Weather!

What do you mean by 'nc'? Do you mean (NE) or Neuchâtel? In which case temp of lake is a pleasant 22C.
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What do you mean by 'nc'? Do you mean (NE) or Neuchâtel? In which case temp of lake is a pleasant 22C.
Yes, the New Chatel Well pleasant for me but not for the Swiss :P
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what do you mean - 1000s of Swiss swimming there when I went a few days ago ... Where were you?
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what do you mean - 1000s of Swiss swimming there when I went a few days ago ... Where were you?
Have you been to Yverdon today? 2-3 kids in the water and me
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Old 02.08.2015, 22:28
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Re: Weather!

no was at Yvonand the other day and then at Plage de Boudry- lots of swimmers ... didn't ask for their passports though lol, but we were defo the only English speakers, with a few Dutch.
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Old 02.08.2015, 22:36
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Re: Weather!

Probably off topic but temperatures have been running around 50C in Iraq and forecast to continue; how do they survive?
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Probably off topic but temperatures have been running around 50C in Iraq and forecast to continue; how do they survive?
Yup, Baghdad registered an all-time record with 51°.

Due to humidity, felt temperatures are said to have gone above 70° on friday in Iran.
And that's despite the light breeze

Sleep during the day? Stay inside?
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no was at Yvonand the other day and then at Plage de Boudry- lots of swimmers ... didn't ask for their passports though lol, but we were defo the only English speakers, with a few Dutch.
What can I say They all got really drunk the previous night :> It was so nice not to be disturbed by a wall of living wringing and shouting flesh :P
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Old 03.08.2015, 20:34
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Probably off topic but temperatures have been running around 50C in Iraq and forecast to continue; how do they survive?
It's primarily a dry heat, they sleep on the roof, have cold drinks and ice delivered, and usually have aircon inside.

They stay in the shade when going out, which they don't do in the middle of the day.

Standard it's-f/cking-hot coping mechanisms.
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Old 03.08.2015, 21:11
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It's primarily a dry heat, they sleep on the roof, have cold drinks and ice delivered, and usually have aircon inside.

They stay in the shade when going out, which they don't do in the middle of the day.

Standard it's-f/cking-hot coping mechanisms.
About "usually have aircon inside". Average electricity supply in Iraq is 6 hours per day
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Re: Weather!

Two years ago we went to Galway in western Ireland, and the weather was glorious in July: no rain and very, very, warm for 2 weeks.

This year we had horizontal rain, and temperatures at a maximum 18 deg C, it was the coldest July for 20 years. So much for global warming!

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-33757981

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Two years ago we went to Galway in western Ireland, and the weather was glorious in July: no rain and very, very, warm for 2 weeks.

This year we had horizontal rain, and temperatures at a maximum 18 deg C, it was the coldest July for 20 years. So much for global warming!

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-33757981
Unfortunately you are thinking backwards :> Ireland is supposed to be that way. Do you remember last two scorching years? And do you remember cold snaps in 2010 when connemara was covered with ice and snow? Climate change is just this: change. It means greater variability of WEATHER (that's what you are referring to) over very long period of time (climate) resulting in average values of weather elements to slowly change (i.e. mean global T rise). You also need to see a bigger picture here. Heatwaves in Europe, unusual ones in lengths and severity, heatwaves in the USA ect ect.
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About "usually have aircon inside". Average electricity supply in Iraq is 6 hours per day
Depends where you are. The remnants of my family who still live there use solar panel banks, plus they can't really afford to leave the aircon on all day anyway, so it's just to help with the worst.
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