March 23, 2010

Freak storms hit Perth, possible storms forecast for South East

The worst storms, possibly in 50 years, have hit Perth overnight with 120km/h winds and large hail causing widespread damage and blacking out over 150,000 homes and businesses at the height of the onslaught (Source: ABC News).

Additionally, possibly some of the best lightning photo's we've seen for a while where taken by 'stormgirl26' of (with one of the photo's shown here)

For the south east corner of Queensland, today's forecast predicts a few showers increasing to showers and storms in the afternoon across much of the south-east and southern interior.

Will we see any severe storms here on the coast today? Let us know your thoughts.