Articles tagged "hail australia"

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Devastating freak storm wreaks havoc across Sydney, Australia

An intense thunderstorm accompanied with heavy rainfall, damaging winds and large hail ravaged Sydney, Australia on December 16, 2015. The freak storm triggered flooding across the affected areas while strong winds and a tornado wreaked havoc, causing severe...

December 16, 2015

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Powerful seasonal hailstorm sweeps New South Wales, Australia

A powerful thunderstorm accompanied with strong winds, heavy rainfall and hail battered Brisbane, New South Wales, Australia on November 7, 2015. Australia holds a long tradition of violent storm events between the months of November and March, the period generally...

November 09, 2015

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More than 50 cm of hail fall on Sydney, Australia

A booming cold system which formed over the southwest slopes and the Blue Mountains hit Sydney, Australia with destructive winds and devastating hail on April 25, 2015.Seven factories collapsed under more than 50 cm (20 inches) of hail while roads turned into rivers.

April 26, 2015

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Severe thunderstorms and hail hit southeast Queensland, Australia

South-east Queensland in Australia was battered by a series of severe thunderstorms late on Saturday. The Australian Weather Bureau said sustained winds of 80 km/h were recorded in the Brisbane area. Thousands were left without electricity when strong winds brough down

October 15, 2011