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Old 22nd May 2009, 15:09   #136
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this rain is ridiculously fabulous...
You can say that again. Had a light drizzle in Mumbai the day before, though I simply can't wait for the full-on monsoon season.
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Old 22nd May 2009, 15:27   #137
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It was long time since I had driven in so much of rain. The visibility was really zilch yesterday while it was raining so much. The entire Rose Garden Road (from South end till the dead end ) is half occupied by the Bangalore Metro people and it was some bad time negotiating that stretch.

But, rain has its own charm. Bangalore resembles a hill station these days. This is in spite of what we are doing to the trees.
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Was it the ground clearance or the weight?which was the cause? and more I have heard about the sturdy design of Tata Body makers, didn't water leaked in inside from anywhere?
it was neither the ground clearance nor the weight, but the ripples of water that were thrown to my side by passing vehicles. Since it was a two lane road, vehicles coming on the other side created huge waves of water which came to me and other vehicles passing by and hence , we had to "wade" through.

On a serious note, I do think Indigo has a much better GC to handle bangalore roads ?
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Old 29th June 2009, 09:39   #139
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Simply fantastic weather! Few things match the experience of driving in the rains, or hanging out with family / friends and non-stop supply of piping hot onion bhajiyas!

This year comes with a bonus : A drive on the Bandra-Worli Sealink.
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Is the Team-Bhp clan planning an Inaugural Bandra - Worli Sealink drive.?

Nice to see the clan come together on a rather epic structure, by modern constucrtion standards.

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Old 29th June 2009, 16:53   #141
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Hey... I might just be a bit OT here but anyways, Someone mailed me this picture, so thought of sharing it with you guys.
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Congratulations Mumbai!

We are waiting for rain since 1st June. People announced that this time monsoon is expected to arrive early. I am yet to see rain that is continuous for atleast two minutes. People say that if one specific bird lays its eggs at a specific height, that much amount of water will come. Since last two years I am hearing that rain is good, but I have rarely seen 10 inch rain within 24 hours in my city since 2006.
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Looks like its going to rain cats and dogs this wonderful afternoon. Its already drizzling here near BTM. Come on bring it down.
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Looks are deceiving! :(

Same looks, but a slight rain for 30 minutes, an hour back was all that came.

The looks are still the same. Sigh...
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Old 24th February 2010, 22:28   #145
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Today, when I started from office, I noticed a lot of clouds. I got a feeling of "What if it rains, It would be just awesome". After Sachin scoring his double century, Breaking the long lasted record. It was an elevated feeling when I started to drive. Picked my wife and when we were on the Elevated highway on Hosur Road. There was a sudden sprinkle of water. I thought it must be the windshield spray of the car moving in front.

Surprise!!! The rain started to lash. Within seconds, the road was wet, the windshield was covered with huge drops of rain.

After the mercury soaring for so many days now, It was such a welcome break. The heart filled with joy seeing the rain. It was such a wonderful feeling.

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Cool pics V-Tech...but me-thinks that it is a bit too early for "pre-monsoon" as of now!!
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Thanks Neel.... Yeah I know, just a hope that it would start now
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Hey nice pics...am missing those pre-monsoon shower.......
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Damn! Guys hello! The Summers just started a week ago. Don't such showers mean more humidity ?
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Pervez, the pre-monsoon showers is a saver from the scorching heat, else Bangalore will be Hyderabad
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