Heavy showers continue to pound various parts of the state even as the expected “very dangerous” and “life-threatening” thunderstorms ceased, according to the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM).
Non-stop heavy showers, damaging hail and strong winds caused a power outage in more than 5,000 households and led to flash flooding in various areas.
A La Niña forms when severe winds blow the warm waters of the Pacific to Indonesia, away from South America.
Residents of northern NSW and southeast Queensland have been asked to expect another extreme weather day as conditions are forecast to be harsher than yesterday.
The BOM has asked residents to prepare their homes for possible damaging and potentially destructive wind gusts, as well as “large to giant hailstones and heavy to intense rains”.
The applicant chose iron when a drop-down menu only provided the ability to select just one option, because their building report indicated this as the main material used in the roofing.
By the time the cleanup process began, around 25,000 households in the region were without electricity.
The cold front is tracking off Australia’s east coast, bringing about cold as well as gusty winds, a Weatherzone spokesman has told stormassist.com.au
He said the slight storm only lasted for about half an hour, but dumped 23mm
The La Niña is announcing its arrival with heavy moisture coming in from the Coral Sea and as this moisture collides with central Australia’s instability, it’s set to cause widespread thunderstorms in the continent’s eastern half later this week.