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”.
By the time the cleanup process began, around 25,000 households in the region were without electricity.
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.
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.
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.