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QBE recently announced plans to set aside an additional US$685 million (around AU$888 million) for claims relating to catastrophic weather events in 2021 after surpassing its US$550 million cap in 2020 due to the severe bushfires and the unprecedented hurricane season in Australia’s northern hemisphere.
The category five storm systems ravaged through the northern island of Vanua Levu with wind gusts moving at speeds of 345km/h.
The forecast severe thunderstorms are expected to deliver heavy falls that could cause flash flooding in parts spanning Canberra to Walgett in the northern NSW.
Apparently, a pipe beneath the pathway collapsed due to the weight exerted by the sodden soil.
Severe thunderstorms also caused damage in southeast Queensland, as rooftops got ripped off and thrown miles away as thousands of residents went without electricity.
Extreme weather being experienced in parts of the southeast Queensland and the northern NSW coast will intensify as heavy rainfall and strong winds linger on throughout the night.
Early forecasts seen by stormassist.com.au indicate that Melbourne, Sydney, Hobart, Brisbane and Darwin will be mostly cloudy with rainfall, as storms are forecast in some cities.
The coastline has been hit by gale-force winds accompanied by strangely high tides. The NSW State Emergency Service (SES) reported that they had received around 1,000 distress calls in the last few days.
The super storms and wet weather conditions are set to linger on till Wednesday morning, with huge swells gulping up beaches including the popular Main Beach on Byron Bay.