September 8, 2006

dramatically hot

The weather in KL has been absolutely awful. It's either the haze which comes from the Sumateran forest fires or heavy storms, causing gridlock on the roads. However, for one week, Merdeka week which just passed, the weather was glorious. Clear skies and the sun pierced our skin. That's how clear and hot it was. I put it down to the Government's very competent witch-doctors, bomoh as we call them here in our neck of the woods. Nobody wanted a deary Independence weekend, did they?

It was in this week that I took this picture. The drama of the clouds never cease to amaze me. And here we have the Regent Hotel piercing them as if to puncture the clouds for rain to cool the heat.


Anonymous Mimmu said...

Good morning Edwin from Finland, oh, sorry, you have already almost the evening!
Fine photo again!
And we have something identical in our weather - you have the Sumateraen haze and we have the Russian smoke.. from their forest fires.
Good weekend and nice weather!

2:30 PM  
Anonymous anne said...

Hi Edwin! Oh yes those clouds look fantastic! They look like the ocean with waves splashing around! Beautiful photo!

2:55 PM  
Anonymous Keropokman said...

Yesterday, the haze hit Singapore as well. We have been spared so far, but it blew over.

It was too hot to be comfortable yesterday, esp with haze. People get irritated.

4:14 PM  
Blogger Carlos said...

Great angle. I have always liked these cirrocumulus clouds. They say they anticipate coming rains.

5:38 PM  
Blogger Ben said...

"The drama of the clouds never cease to amaze me. "

6:04 PM  
Blogger Kate said...

Your narrative borders on the poetic! Nice job with the foto, too! Have a good week-end!

6:22 PM  
Blogger selana18 said...

j'adore ... the clouds.
Very nice edwin ...with your fantastic sky .

7:32 PM  
Blogger Ame said...

I can feel the heat all the way over here! Sweet clouds! And that looks like Priscilla Presley on that Dior ad...and I guess she could be described as "dramatically hot" too right? Stay keeeeeeeeeeeeewl! (=

12:12 AM  
Anonymous Passante said...

Dramatic shot, Edwin.

1:58 AM  
Blogger edwin s said...

Thank you thank you thank you! ;)

10:35 AM  

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