Severe Thunderstorm Warning for ACT, Hail, Wind and Flood Forecast | Canberra weather

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A severe thunderstorm warning issued for Canberra and Queanbeyan has been canceled. A more general severe thunderstorm warning remains valid for the southwestern slopes and parts of the southern plateaus, central western slopes and plains, Riverina, Lower Western, Upper Western and the districts of the Capital Territory. Australian. The Bureau of Meteorology issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Canberra and Queanbeyan around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, saying destructive winds, large hailstones and flash floods were likely to occur around 5:00 p.m. An update around 5:15 p.m. indicated that the storm was near Belconnen and is expected to move southeast toward Canberra City at 5:35 p.m. ACT’s state emergency service said it received four additional requests for assistance regarding the storm damage from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday. They said it was not confirmed whether those claims were related to damage from Monday’s storm. “Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce destructive winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall which could cause flash floods in the alert zone over the next few hours,” BOM said. “Severe thunderstorms were detected on weather radar near Mount Franklin in the Brindabellas, Goobarragagandra (east of Tumut) and Wee Jasper.” These thunderstorms are moving southeast. They are expected to affect Belconnen, Canberra Civic, Tuggeranong, Hall, Gungahlin, South Canberra, Weston Creek and Woden Valley by 4:25 p.m. Severe thunderstorms no longer occur in the South Coast District and the warning for that district has been canceled. The alert follows extensive damage from a storm Monday night, which still leaves some in ACT without power. Our reporters work hard to provide local and up-to-date news to the community. This is how you can continue to access our trusted content:


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