Some of the animals have made a name for themselves, with employees at the national park showcasing a sassy group of native burrowing frogs that became too active at the Cultural Centre building that they set off the security alarms.
The Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has issued a severe thunderstorm alert for areas spanning Bourke all the way to Tumbarumba as well as Canberra and Queanbeyan following a daylong of destructive and “widespread” winds, large-sized hail and heavy rainfall on Monday.
The city’s western suburbs were battered by severe winds and heavy rainfall early morning of Wednesday, leaving some of the residents with uninhabitable houses and many more with significant damages on their roofs.
People with a history of asthma or hay fever are at most risk and should avoid exposure to storms particularly the strong winds that precede them
The wild storm left several people with serious injuries and resulted in widespread damage to property.