A Bit of a Splash!

Home » Newsroom » A Bit of a Splash!
River Dee (1)
River Dee (2)
River Dee (3)

That it has been raining hard in Tarvin recently is hardly news. However I can't be the only person who has watched the weather forecast on the TV and seen the heavy pulses of really heavy rain congregate on the Welsh hills and leave Tarvin a little less soggy. I have sent a silent "thank you" to the Welsh for taking so much of the wet weather.

However, what goes up must come down. On a recent visit to Llangollen it was fascinating to see the volume of water over the Horseshoe Falls and through the town centre. The noise, fury and power of the water was quite humbling, as was the determination shown by some seemingly flimsy plant in the river bed to hang on. Their roots must run very deep.

A resident of one of the houses by the river bank did say that the flow of water down the river is regulated at the reservoir at Bala, so that the river never rose too high. All I can say is that there must be an awful lot of water in that reservoir and that the Dee should be roaring away for some weeks yet.

Time to break out the Kayak perhaps?

Ed: Click on the pictures to see an enlarged version.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Tarvin Primary School Logo
Tue 17 Jul 6:00am  |  hits: 595

Did you go to Tarvin Primary School? Do your children or grandchildren go or will your little ones be attending in the future? Maybe you live in the village and would welcome the opportunity to support the hub of the community? If so then please follow the link below to read more about the PTA's 50th Anniversary Crowd Fund Campaign and how any donation will be used to improve the...

38553_Fraud_one
Sun 22 Jul 6:00am  |  hits: 407

We have received the attached from Cheshire Police which outlines the process currently being followed by fraudsters who are trying to scam people into withdrawing money from their bank accounts. Please pass on to your family in order that people are aware of the...

Tarvin School sign
Sat 21 Jul 6:00am  |  hits: 381

It has been an emotional week at Tarvin School!In the run up to the summer holidays we have had some momentous occasions — the new school sign with the school emblem has been erected and unveiled.The Juniors have staged their end of term production "The Sound of Music".The winner of the Jim Grogan Countryside and Wildlife Award was announced in the Woodland.And the Year 6s had...