A hailstorm impacted communities throughout Southeast Queensland, earlier this week the ICA informed the public that it has been declared a catastrophe.
According to the Insurance Company’s spokesman Paul Turner, the “storm chasers” incident could lead to a spike the insurers’ costs and ultimately have a direct effect on reinsurance prices.
A band of heavy storms battered the region last Tuesday night as 51mm of rainfall soaked Forestdale in Logan in just 30 minutes.
The dense mist resulted in several major traffic snarl ups and crashes this morning, as authorities urged motorists to take caution on the roads.
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Calmer weather is expected in the far south with Canberra set to experience a generally sunny week as temps peak at around 20 degrees and very cold mornings that could plunge to 1 degree on Tuesday and 2 degrees Celsius on Thursday.
A cold front is causing rapid winds and rain to southeast of New South Wales, Tasmania and Victoria.
The harsh wintry weather conditions also left a trail of destruction on Melbourne roads as the city became awash with rain this afternoon.
The cool change is set to deliver heavy showers and potential hail to Melbourne this afternoon, as the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) puts in place a road alert for drivers.