The towns of Woodford and D’Aguilar situated within the Moreton Bay area are some of the worst hit regions so far, with large hailstones damaging homes, properties and trees and branches.
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According to the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS), 54 bushfires ravaged through the state, causing a severe two-day heatwave which led to unprecedented temperatures in November.
The sweltering conditions will linger on in Queensland throughout the week. Clear skies and a dormant air mass will cause very hot conditions set to prevail for many days in southern Queensland.
When the system hits tropical cyclone strength, it will become the first tropical cyclone of the 2020/21 season, acquiring the name Imogen.
Saturday night is set to smash existing records for the warmest November evening as the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) appealed to people to closely watch for any signs of heat stress and look out for the elderly and neighbours.
When a severe storm hits, stay indoors and away from windows or other openings. Move to the strongest and safest part of the house, in most cases the cellar or bathroom. If the storm finds you outdoors, run to any emergency shelter and never shelter under a tree.
South Australia will experience the heatwave firsthand with weather conditions forecast to reach severe levels in various regions of Australia’s inland.
Be smart and don’t wait until a hurricane watch is in place to start taking precautions because that may be too late. Minimise property damage and sail through a hurricane emergency stress free by preparing prior to the season.
Temperatures are expected to climb to about 50 degrees Celsius in central Australia during the weekend, as a heatwave sweeps across many parts of southeast Australia and the major cities.