Mirrhi was excited to find "her" park was a lake when we headed out for our walk yesterday morning. Constant heavy rain for nearly 24 hours had resulted in some localised flooding and the river breaking it's banks. This park across the road from my house is usually a grassy play area for the school on the corner and local dogs.....the fence encloses the playground equipment.
North towards the bridge and 'Hospital Hill'......we usually walk under that bridge to a park on the other side....not this time, we'd have needed a boat!
Looking towards town across the river.....people come and fish at that gap in the reeds
I took these photos late in the afternoon when the water had already gone down a bit, it was still raining too heavily when we walked in the morning to take photos. The reeds in the centre of the above photo mark the river's edge and stand about 2-2and half metres tall. We usually walk along there, but stayed on the top of the levee bank yesterday. Once the rain stopped the sun came out and the afternoon was hot and steamy.
Looking west to Mt Warning and houses on the opposite side of the river
Ibis flying home at sunset
The road home....underwater, too deep to wade through
The sun's out now and I have a muddy chook run to muck out!
Whatever your weather, enjoy your weekend..........