April Showers

April showers are part of spring in Somerset.  This shower curtain moved slowly across the sky above Wells.

April Shower - St Cuthberts, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 810_8269

April Shower – St Cuthberts, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 810_8269

Strange Weather

After a warm dry start to the spring this week the weather changed direction coming down from the artic.  This brought sub-zero temperatures, sleet and even some snow.

This shower above Wells created a curtain of rain in front of the evening sun.

April Shower - St Cuthberts, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 810_8292

April Shower – St Cuthberts, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 810_8292

Breaks in the cloud illuminated the park around the Cathedral.

April Shower - St Cuthberts, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 810_8400

April Shower – St Cuthberts, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 810_8400

Do not get confused this is not Wells Cathedral but the church of St Cuthbert.

April Shower - St Cuthberts, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 810_8415

April Shower – St Cuthberts, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 810_8415

Snow showers are rare in Somerset during April.  More likely are hail and sleet such as this shower on Deerleap last year.

Spring hail, Deerleap

Spring hail, Deerleap

 

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