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.
While some of the predicted storms could be severe, the weekend is likely to register more intense storms even as meteorologists predict flash flooding and highly destructive winds.
The ENSO cycle is a term that refers to the fluctuations between oceanic temperatures and atmospheric temperatures within the east-central Equatorial Pacific (ranging between 120 degrees West and the International Date Line).
The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has issued a wild thunderstorm warning for Thursday afternoon to residents living within the Burnett and Wide Bay regions.
Wet weather is predicted in South Australia and the Northern Territory, with possible storms expected in parts of WA later today.
The developing system forecast to intensify on Friday and Saturday, is set to affect Queensland, north-east Victoria and New South Wales.
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A trough passing over eastern inland is causing storms some of which are intense, all across western Queensland as well as odd showers in New South West’s inland.
Since La Niña’s announcement a fortnight ago, widespread showers have been recorded and it seems we have to start getting used to flooding, as suggested in the BOM’s October—April outlook.