Major Clean-Up Underway In Melbourne Suburbs After Storms
Clean up efforts are underway after Melbourne was lashed with severed thunderstorms, heavy rain and hail overnight.
The State Emergency Service received over 800 calls from help from 4PM on Wednesday, including for fallen trees and property damage.
The most rain was recorded at Laverton and Frankston, where 24 millimetres fell, they also recorded wind gusts of 113km/h in the same area.
Severe thunderstom warning has been updated - the risk area continues to contract eastwards. Heavy rainfall and damaging winds are possible from storms. Tarago Reservoir in West Gippsland recorded 20mm of rain in the last hour. #VicWeather Warnings here: https://t.co/kHf9eGqkRt pic.twitter.com/WJZ2sE6yhe— Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria (@BOM_Vic) 30 January 2019
The cool change well and truly did hit and will stick, for today at least, with todays top 21 degrees, compared to yesterdays of 38!