/ 15 October 2021

Super storms set the stage for a soggy summer

Image source: Flickr
Image source: Flickr

Australia’s east coast is as battered as a pup in a tornado… A supercell storm has dumped rain and hail from Sydney to southern Queensland, and the NSW regional city of Armidale was hit by a tornado. There’s a big clean up to be done… As authorities issued flash flood warnings, the coastal stretch from Wollongong to Coffs Harbour is bracing for damaging winds, large hailstones, and heavy rain. And there’s a good chance there’s more severe weather to come with the latest outlook from the Bureau of Meteorology warning there’s an above-average risk of floods and cyclones this summer. Earlier this week, it said La Niña isn’t done with us quite yet. Better keep your brollies handy…

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