We learned from Jean Tarrit, our good friend from CLPA and also the lady at the campsite that only 15mm was forecast.
In fact, about 1.6 metres fell and the result was a shock for this time of year and devastating for the people in Montpellier.
It was sobering to realise that the meteo office could get it so wrong - and had we arrived several days earlier, I have no doubt there would have been a fatality.
In the morning, we were greeted by GERSAM, a local caving club and also Jean Tarrit and we had lots of coffee and conversation. We cursed the weather, but also made plans for the times ahead.
We were very pleased to meet Pierre from GERSAM who had been sorting out access with the local mayor and the group were excited to see the radio-location equipment.
|Man go caving...fill can with cat litter...|
Ashley got in first and declared it 'Fucked'.
We took our gear back to the campsite and got in the swimming pool. We wondered if that was the closest we would get to diving....