It's pouring down
Hello Jo and Everyone else reading!
I hope all of you are fine and enjoying the weekend and thank you so much for your comments! I never give a miss to read them all.
It was very hot yesterday, so hot as if the sun had come down upon our heads. But God had to send down best for us. At around 4.30 p.m. when I was watering my plants, there was a thunderstorm and it was very strong. Just after that it rained heavily and lasted nearly for 3 hours. It also affected the electricity, which came at around 2.00a.m.
Karachi sizzled on Friday as the mercury touched 42 C. Such temperatures are rarely experienced in a coastal city as Karachi in June. It’s expected that an approaching monsoon weather system will cause heavy rainfall.
I also read in yesterday’s newspaper that Southeastern Europe experienced the hottest day on Friday with nearly 30 deaths in recent days across the region. The Island of Rhodes recorded 45 C, which, according to the met department, could be the warmest June in 90 years.
I’ve been observing since I was a child that the weather is getting warmer and warmer. The past year is said to better than the present year. Don’t know what will happen in coming years?
After such a serious talk I should also tell you as what do we do on a rainy day? That’s a very usual thing to tell that people come out their homes to enjoy the rain. I should tell you something about snacks that are made. All the mums put the kettle on as first thing. Then to accompany the cuppa, everyone’s favourite pakora is made. Pakora( it is like falafal in the Middle East) is made from gram flour, few green chilies, sliced onions, a teaspoon of cumin seeds and a little water. All the ingredients are mixed and fried in a form of balls and are served with chutney or ketchup.
We did not make pakora but I had baked raisin sponge cake. My mother doesn’t like so much fuss when it rains. She says one can make snacks for one, two or four days. What if it rains for a fortnight? The budget for the oil will be out!
I would like to know that do you experience heat wave in your countries and what is the maximum temperature? and How do enjoy a rainy day?
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Tomo thank you so much for liking my haikus! This is the way through which I will always remember you. I will continue writing haikus in future also. It’s so lovely to know that you used to make little dolls when you were a child in hope of a good weather. I still remember when I was a child, I and my younger sister used to stand by the window and sing a song for rain. Childhood memories are beautiful, even when we grow older, they always remain with us.
How are you Teresa? Your name reminds of Mother Teresa. I’m glad that you like reading my blogs. I would be pleased to hear more from you.
Hello Ahmed! I had said the second idiom jokingly, there’s no idiom of such kind. ‘Where there’s a will there’s a way’ is an idiom. For the second point in your comment, the sentence can be written by both ways. And for your third point I would say we sometimes eat words while writing.
Fulvio, ‘One thousand and one nights’ is also known as ‘Arabian nights’. I haven’t read it and I also don’t know much I’m afraid. I have only read the story of ‘Alladin’ and I don’t know whether it’s one of the stories of ‘Arabian nights’.
Seomon, Thank you for your comments and I hope I’ll hear from you again.
It will rain anytime.
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