It traditionally rains for a large chunk of the summer in Cardiff (at least that’s how it’s always seemed to me!), but the downpour over the August Bank Holiday seemed a particularly Biblical affair.
The fine streets of the Welsh capital were drenched all day long, with very few shoppers braving the rain-lashed streets.
By the Old Library.
You can just make out the weather forecast on the big video screen by the St David’s Centre.
It says: ‘Heavy Rain Shower.’
Fighting the gusts by the City Hall.
Man with umbrella in Queen Street.
St Mary Street in the rain.
By Cardiff Castle.
A discarded umbrella that failed to last the storm.
A near-deserted Queen Street.
A rain-soaked ‘Miner’ sculpture by Welsh artist Robert Thomas on Queen Street.
Heading home to Queen Street station.