Supercell Storm Moving Onto East Coast Of Australia

Affecting NSW, Canberra and Brisbane

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As a ‘supercell’ low-pressure system moves in from South Australia, residents in Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra are being warned to brace for heavy rain, strong winds, hail and potential flash flooding. 

Weatherzone meteorologist Esteban Abellan said residents in NSW, ACT and Queensland should start preparing. 

“A deep trough is moving over eastern NSW and eastern Queensland and it’s moving very slow, which means it is going to generate severe weather today and tomorrow. Large hail, heavy remain and damaging wind gusts should be reaching the coast later in the day in Sydney, while afternoon storms should also be firing up in Canberra and Brisbane,” he told NCA NewsWire.

The storm will likely be felt by the majority of the east coast but Northern NSW and Queensland are expected to be hit the hardest. 

The Bureau of Meteorology is predicting a large 45mm of rain to fall in Brisbane on Thursday and Friday. Large parts of Victoria and Tasmania will also be affected by heavy rain and will likely remain in Victoria until next week. 

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30 September 2021

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