Country Cottage Journal~Floods

Last night I encountered the severest rainfall ever…it was nothing less than apocalyptic! I was awakened around midnight by the sound of gushing water. It had been raining all day and the forecast was for the rain to persist until around 6am on Sunday morning. Getting up and putting on my dressing gown, I opened the back door and switched on the outdoor light, to witness water rising up towards the door. Grabbing a torch, I shone it along the back of the garden and was amazed to see waterfalls, cascading down from the hill behind the cottage, onto the…