The rain lashed down
and there was little that could be done.
In true Scottish tradition, the service ended with the bagpipes - just as the skies opened and the rain lashed down
, forcing guests to shelter under cover.
The weather made conditions hazardous as the rain lashed down
in Perth with both teams struggling to move the ball across the field which threatened to see referee John Rowbotham abandon the game midway through the second half.
But while the rain lashed down
outside, the audience (or should that be congregation?
Fans and players ran for cover as rain lashed down
as France took on Ukraine at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk.
ANGEL CABRERA would have been happier than anyone with the rain which lashed down
early yesterday morning and turned Loch Lomond into a big-hitters' paradise, and the Argentinian should form the cornerstone of a threeballs treble today.
In truth this League Two match should never have been started, as the rain lashed down
and left standing pools of water all over the quagmire of a playing surface.
And whilst the rain lashed down
at their usual Old Trafford home, the moisture was less sporadic on the seaside.
RAIN that has lashed down
on Coventry and Warwickshire - making it the wettest May for 23 years - is set to continue, according to a weather expert.
Raindrops the size of golf balls lashed down
on the Thai capital at midnight and United's players will be fearful of another such shower when they took to the field today.
So spare a thought then for Jim Hart, joint founder and finance director of Newcastle-based Bishop Skinner Insurance Brokers Ltd, who recently returned with his wife, Margaret, from a holiday in New Zealand where the rain lashed down
in torrents and the wind whipped round their camper van.
So one of the remaining six jockeys had to make the pace and it was Kinane who took the plunge as the rain lashed down
in a move that could so easily have rebounded on him.
THE CROWD: The attendance of 12,096 was a little disappointing, although those who stayed at home to watch the game on telly could hardly be blamed as the rain lashed down
But yesterday, there was no hint of the film's erotic plot as he filmed scenes for the 1950s period drama on a traditional Glasgow double- decker bus while the rain lashed down
for most of the day.
Wellies and plastic raincoats were snapped up by sodden shoppers - many of whom had come unprepared - as the rain lashed down
on the three-day event.