A cut-off low is capable of causing a dynamic blend of wild weather featuring heavy rainfall, destructive winds, severe thunderstorms, hail, snow and dangerous surf.
The last 10 years have been the warmest decade on record, with 2020 ranking among the warmest years.
he Climate Council noted that the effects of floods, fires, storms, droughts and sea level rise relating to climate change could increase into the future, possibly costing Australia’s economy up to $100 billion each year by 2038.
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.
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.
The company, which earlier this year graduated from Y Combinator, has in recent months raised a whopping $2 million from Sound Ventures and Signia Venture Partners for its predictive software to businesses that need a reliable weatherman to accurately forecast which way the winds will blow.
Queensland will be the most affected and residents are being warned of impending extreme weather with heavy storms, intense heatwave and high fire danger predicted.
The Rheben Road Bridge which was under construction was washed off at its abutments. This means nearly 400 homes and sharks at Spring Beach have been cut off by road
La Niña is a phenomenon in the atmosphere that’s triggered by strong winds over the oceanic waters around the equator like the Pacific Ocean that stirs up frosty waters thereby causing sharp shifts during on-land weather conditions.