17 Signs Hurricane Bertha Hasn’t Quite Lived Up To Expectations So Far

Carry on, everyone.

Remember the STORMS MAYHEM that was heading our way?

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You know – it was threatening HAVOC?

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1. Well, it turns out we probably didn’t need to worry quite so much.

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2. The truth is, we are British; as we all know, we keep a stiff upper lip in the face of adversity.

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3. We see positives everywhere.

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4. Everywhere.

I've always wanted a swimming pool in the garden #Bertha

— Ken McErlain (@KenMcErlain83)
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5. Yes. Times are tough.

Hurricane Bertha wreaked havoc in Barbican Waitrose. Tense scenes - people unable to reach dusted lemon sole fillets.

— Miriam BeatGirl (@MiriKoKoBop)
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6. And we don’t know why this is happening to us.

Has anyone asked what the demands of Hurricane Bertha are? #NegotiatorPro

— Morenike Adebayo* (@MorenikeAdebay0)
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7. But in the face of extreme weather…

#Bertha update for #Watford: warm, gentle breeze. Spot of rain earlier but sun breaking through.

— Trish D (@Trishie_D)
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8. …in which an untold amount of damage has been caused…

Remnants of hurricane Bertha

— Anouska (@Noushnoush)
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9. …we remain vigilant.

#Bertha has landed. As Ebbs in Transformers says #bringtherain

— Scott Coley (@scottycoley1)
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10. When confronted by a hurricane, we merely push up our brollies, and press on.

10.45 and even hurricane Bertha's downpour cannot put off 500 soaking wet raptor rhapsodists from marching to the dam

— Barry Gardiner MP (@BarryGardiner)
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11. No matter how many times this image appears in our Twitter timelines.

Hurricane Bertha hits the UK with devastating force!

— Pie Sports Booze (@piesportsbooze)
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12. Or this one.

Well this hurricane Bertha has caused havoc in my garden

— Ryan Toms (@Tomsy700r)
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13. Or this one.

I can't be the only person for whom all this talk of (Hurricane) Bertha conjures up this image

— Mark Wallace (@wallaceme)
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14. Bertha might knock us down.

Newsflash: Ex Hurricane #Bertha hits #Plymouth and blows #pug over!

— John Naismith (@john_naismith)
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15. But we just get right back up again.

Hurricane Bertha? Pah! Half way to Hastings. Tis a touch blowy though!

— Brian Baker (@brian_baker2012)
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16. And enjoy the ride.


— Flo Perry (@FloPerry)
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@hrtbps yup. All morning. Just watching.

— Emily Blunden (@atticusandfinch)
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Alan White is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
Robyn Wilder is a staff writer for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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