World News – AU – Storms in Australia: Tennis ball-sized hail hits parts of Queensland as NSW warns of flash flooding

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Queensland was hit by tennis ball-sized hailstones as dangerous supercell thunderstorms hit the southeastern part of the state

Severe thunderstorms developed along the Great Dividing Range and moved up the coast from the New South Wales border to areas north of the Sunshine Coast

Hail up to 3 inches in diameter fell in Ipswich, Gatton and Adare, west of Brisbane, the Bureau of Meteorology said on Saturday

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« Very dangerous thunderstorms supercell thunderstorms that could lead to giant hail and destructive wind gusts of over 125 km / h, » meteorologist James Thompson said of the rapid storms

The emergency warning signal was broadcast by broadcasters in parts of south-south-eastern Queensland, including Ispwich, Logan, Jimboomba and Coomera

Energex reported that more than 26,000 electricity users in the southeastern state were suffering from an emergency blackout

Severe thunderstorms were also detected west of Kingaroy, moving east to southeast towards Caboolture, north of Brisbane

A general severe thunderstorm warning has also been issued for the South East Coast, parts of the Wide Bay and Burnett Districts, the Darling Downs and the Granite Belt

Severe weather arrived less than a week after two days of storms that brought a month of rain and flash flooding to parts of the state, including Brisbane

The Bureau of Meteorology issued a warning on Saturday for severe thunderstorms across the NSW coast and as far inland as Dubbo, amid hail, heavy rain and destructive winds

An urgent warning was issued around noon for areas southwest of Sydney – Camden, Campbelltown, Sutherland, Liverpool, Helensburgh and Bundeena – with the storm forecast to overfly the waters off Stanwell Park and Thirroul in the middle afternoon

Flash flooding was expected all along the coast, with the bureau warning it could be life threatening near Goulburn, Yass and Young

Massive rainfall totals had already been recorded across the state on Saturday morning, with Ulladulla on the south coast receiving 109mm in just three hours Moruya received 73 mm within three hours at 1050h

A flood warning has been issued for Wamban in the south, with the Deua River expected to swell to 44m on Saturday afternoon

The weathering low pressure trough is expected to move east on Saturday, bringing showers to many areas and the risk of hail and high winds to parts of the northern coast and northern parts of the trays

Queensland, Bureau of Meteorology, hail, thunderstorm

World News – UA – Storms in Australia: Tennis ball-sized hail hits parts of Queensland as that NSW warned of flash flooding


SOURCE: https://www.w24news.com

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