Break the state with extreme thunder, hail and rain

Harmful winds, huge hail and heavy rain may hit components of Queensland from the Sunshine Coast to the Central Coast on Tuesday afternoon.

The Bureau of Meteorology has but to situation an official thunderstorm warning, however urged residents to be vigilant.

“Extreme thunderstorms doable in jap QLD between Gympie and Bowen,” BOM Queensland tweeted at 3pm.

“Harmful winds, giant hail and heavy rain are the principle hazards. Gladstone, Rockhampton, Mackay.”

Earlier thunderstorm forecasts had the Sunshine Coast, the Broad Bay-Burnet area and the Central Highlands on the indirect line and have been most certainly to be struck by “very harmful” however remoted thunderstorms.

“Extreme thunderstorms are doubtless in central and southeast QLD and north of Brisbane,” BOM stated late Tuesday morning.

Sky Climate meteorologist Rob Sharpe stated the storm would proceed Tuesday afternoon into the night.

It comes after a extreme thunderstorm that hit NSW on Monday.

Sydney recorded 23.6 millimeters of rain, most of which fell in simply quarter-hour, inflicting flash flooding.

“Sydney’s complete precipitation is now greater than 250mm above the earlier file and greater than double the typical annual precipitation,” stated Sharpe.

The NSW coast will now get a break from the rain with solely “a drop right here or there” over the following 4 days.

In the meantime, Victoria’s climate is proving the BoM’s warnings over the weekend that Sunday would be the final heat day for the foreseeable future have been appropriate.

Skyweather meteorologist Alison Osborne stated on Tuesday {that a} chilly entrance is transferring throughout the southeast, bringing “chilly poles immediately from Antarctica.”

In Victoria and Tasmania, alpine showers, hail and even snow are anticipated within the afternoon and night.

Cool and moist climate is anticipated all through the week. As much as 100mm may fall on Gippsland over the following 4 days.

Wednesday is more likely to be the coldest day of the week. Lowest temperatures in Melbourne are anticipated at 9C and highs at 15C. Hobart will doubtless attain 14C on the identical day.

Initially posted as Extreme thunderstorms whipping Qld with polar eruptions from Victoria and Tassie

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