Massive hailstones have lashed Canberra in as a deadly typhoon cells transfer around the south-east of Australia.

Home windows had been smashed, timber downed, and citizens pressured to hunt safe haven when the typhoon bore down at the capital this afternoon.

Huge hailstones have lashed Canberra.


Massive hailstones have lashed Canberra.

Locals shared pictures of the destruction to social media, revealing photographs of hailstones as massive as golfing balls.

There are a variety of typhoon cells transferring throughout NSW these days, which prone to produce harmful, in the community damaging winds, massive and perhaps large hailstones and heavy rainfall.

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The Bureau of Meteorology mentioned critical thunderstorms had been most probably from north of Newcastle to the NSW-Victoria border at the coast.

A critical thunderstorm caution was once additionally issued for the southwest slopes, in addition to portions of the southern tablelands, central-west slopes and plains, Riverina, decrease western and Snowy Mountains areas.

A complete fireplace ban has additionally been declared for the North Western fireplace climate house in NSW.

The warnings come as harmful winds from thunderstorms throughout central NSW on Sunday whipped up mud storms that grew to become daylight hours into evening.

Movies posted to social media confirmed mud storms descending on Dubbo and close by cities that had been so thick they blocked out the solar.

A gust of 94 kmh was once recorded at Parkes about 6.30pm (native time), whilst a gust of 107 kmh was once recorded at Dubbo about 7.45pm, the BOM mentioned.

Bureau meteorologist Rose Barr mentioned important rain the previous day was once concentrated throughout central and northerly portions of NSW and east of the levels.

Many cities at the mid-north coast and within the northern rivers area gained between 100 and 180mm from 9am to 10.30pm on Sunday.

Downpours have supplied aid for portions of drought-stricken NSW, and helped firefighters gradual the unfold of bushfires and construct containment strains forward of greater fireplace risk mid-week.

“(On Monday) now we have an overly energetic thunderstorm day forecast, in particular throughout southeastern and central-eastern portions of the state, in addition to portions of the southwest slopes,” Barr mentioned.

Winds will shift and are available extra from the north and west mid-week, bringing drier and hotter air – and better fireplace risk – on Wednesday and Thursday.

However rain will go back on Friday and the weekend.

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