But the dust turned to mud as the rain pelted down
and left Wales wondering just what they could have done in dry conditions against the Country outfit.
As the rain pelted down
, the royal walkabout threatened to become a wade- about, and aides searched for a sturdy pair of boots.
But as the rain pelted down
and the machinery cranked up, my blood pressure and heart rate went through the roof almost as fast as the ride launch.
The worst deluge came on Thursday, June 28 when around a month's worth of rain pelted down
in an hour.
The wind also appears to have gusted more strongly and the rain pelted down
more forcefully than in previous years.
We couldn't even warm up in Costa Rica because there was a hail of coins and batteries being pelted down
THE midsummer weekend ended up a washout as more than the average rainfall for the whole of the month pelted down
over two days.
It was the end of October and it absolutely pelted down
As rain pelted down
on the crowds at Glastonbury, Newcastle's own festival of fun basked in the glow of a summer's evening.
It also pelted down
when Edward VII unveiled the statue of the Queen outside the new Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle in 1906.
I drove along wet, twisty country road for an hour, drove an off-road course for forty minutes and then pelted down
the motorway at 130km/h for another hour without getting out.
We did seven miles along Hadrian's Wall from Willowford to Gilsland and, although it pelted down
with rain all day, it was worth it.
Never mind, there were plastic macs on sale at the festival and a kind of camaraderie came over the crowd as the rain pelted down
from the grey sky.
The more it pelted down
the louder they sang in a desperate bid to get the boys to break through the shuddering Aussie tackles.