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.
Penrith is scorching with the hottest day in the western parts of the city
The storm triggered a warning from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services advising people living in Western Australia’s southwest, Great Southern and South Coastal as well as in Central Wheatbelt and Lower West districts to take immediate steps to mitigate the risks.
the current weather was synonymous with winter but not typical for this time of the year
He said the slight storm only lasted for about half an hour, but dumped 23mm
The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has issued a wild thunderstorm warning for Thursday afternoon to residents living within the Burnett and Wide Bay regions.
The developing system forecast to intensify on Friday and Saturday, is set to affect Queensland, north-east Victoria and New South Wales.
List the things you may need in case of an emergency and place them in an emergency kit kept in a strong, waterproofed container placed in an easy to access spot. The kit should include essential medications and prescriptions, emergency plans and valuable documents.
Despite being a Sunshine State, it’s not always bright with blue skies. There are times when nature dictates conditions and rain and storms show up. As such, we have prepared some helpful tips to get you prepared effectively for future storms and cyclones in Queensland.
Severe winds with maximum speeds of 107 km/h caused damage to property in the state on Monday night and Tuesday morning. The winds have been blowing through Melbourne city and neighbouring areas all day long.