the current weather was synonymous with winter but not typical for this time of the year
Peak temperatures in Queensland ranged between 5-8 degrees Celsius above the average, as Ipswich hit 35 degrees Celsius with Mt Isa peaking at 40 degrees Celsius.
Very dangerous thunderstorms battered the southeastern parts of the state on Saturday, thrashing some areas with tennis ball-sized hailstones.
Queensland has been battered with tennis ball-sized hailstones, with more expected as a series of powerful supercell thunderstorms track across the southeast parts of Queensland.
Heavy showers continue to pound various parts of the state even as the expected “very dangerous” and “life-threatening” thunderstorms ceased, according to the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM).
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.
The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has issued a wild thunderstorm warning for Thursday afternoon to residents living within the Burnett and Wide Bay regions.
After the race came to a close, Tim Declercq a Deceuninck-QuickStep rider shared a photo of his seriously injured back with scary red welts of where the huge hailstones pelted him.