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AustraliaSevere thunderstorm warning: Heavy rainfall expected in Canberra

10:55  11 january  2019
10:55  11 january  2019 Source:   msn.com

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A severe thunderstorm warning (SAME code: SVR) is issued by the National Weather Service when trained storm spotters or Doppler weather radar indicate that a thunderstorm is producing or will soon produce dangerously large hail or high winds, capable of causing significant damage.

Severe thunderstorm warning 's wiki: A severe thunderstorm warning ( SAME code: SVR) is an alert issued when trained storm spotters or a Doppler Severe thunderstorm warnings are given as either a broad-based warning , covering expected impact in a weather reporting area, or as a detailed

Severe thunderstorm warning: Heavy rainfall expected in Canberra © Sitthixay Ditthavong Pedestrians battle torrential rain on Bunda Street in the city in 2017.

A thunderstorm has downed trees and brought heavy rainfall and hail in parts of Canberra as emergency services remain on alert for more severe weather.

The weather bureau has warned the city is not out of the clear and is watching for other storm cells.

Emergency services have received calls to about 30 incidents across the ACT and residents have reported fallen trees and leaking roofs.

A burst of rainfall in Weston Creek reached 25mm in 30 minutes at 3pm, and the weather bureau has received reports of hail in Duffy.

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A severe thunderstorm warning (SAME code: SVR) is an alert issued when trained storm spotters or a Doppler weather radar indicate that a thunderstorm is producing or will soon produce dangerously large hail or high winds, capable of causing significant damage.

- The Meteorology Department has issued a warning for severe thundershowers and heavy rainfall in the North-western Fairly heavy rain falls are expected at some places (above 100mm) while temporarily strong gusty winds up to 70-80 kmph are also possible during thundershowers.

Meteorologist Olenka Duma said thunderstorms were expected to persists into the early evening.

The Bureau of Meteorology said severe thunderstorms have eased in the territory but has warned damaging, heavy rainfall could still cause flash flooding and large hailstones over the next several hours in the region.

Severe thunderstorm warning: Heavy rainfall expected in Canberra © Tim Grainger A lightning bolt hits a tree in Yarralumla on Friday afternoon.

Goulburn Airport recorded 26 millimetres of rain in half an hour just after 1pm.

The ACT State Emergency Service earlier advised Canberrans to be prepared for the storm.

A stationary trough over inland NSW had brought warm and unstable tropical air from the north east of Australia, Bureau of Australia meteorologist Rebecca Farr said.

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Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Canberra For people in Canberra and Queanbeyan. 24.8 mm of rainfall was recorded at Khancoban AWS (Snowy Mountains) in the A more general severe thunderstorm warning remains current for the Illawarra, South Coast, Central

A severe thunderstorm warning indicates the warned area is in impending danger. Occasionally, severe thunderstorms can and do produce tornadoes without warning .[8] While not all severe thunderstorms produce tornadoes, they can produce serious straight line wind damage as severe as

Severe thunderstorm warning: Heavy rainfall expected in Canberra © James McIntosh Hailstones in Duffy after a thunderstorm in Canberra.

"When you combine that with the summer daytime heating, we have been seeing storms developing in the afternoons on most days," she said.

Thunderstorms can be quite small, but when a line of storms developed a large area would be affected, Ms Farr said.

"The nature of storms is that they can have a heavy downpour in one location."

A storm on Tuesday saw 9 millimetres of rain fall in an hour, power lines damaged and radio broadcasts interrupted.

Along with reports of flash flooding and leaking roofs, a window fell 12 storeys from the Trilogy apartment tower during the storm.

The current trough is expected to weaken in the next few days while a high pressure system establishes itself over NSW and moves in from the west, bringing heatwave conditions to Canberra.

"It's this new high pressure system that will generate the conditions similar to what we saw around Christmas time," Ms Farr said.

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The severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 3:30 p.m. for Lawrence and St. Clair County, until 3:45 p.m. for Blount and Jefferson counties, and J-P says tornadoes are not expected today. "The wind shear and instability really aren't matching up that well," J-P said. "This means the tornado threat

Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Canberra For people in Canberra and Queanbeyan. Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting Canberra and Queanbeyan. The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be

The weather bureau has forecast severe heatwave conditions reaching the capital by Wednesday.

Temperatures between 30 and 35 degrees are forecast for the weekend and Monday, before the rising to 38 degrees on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The intensity of a heatwave was assessed against what heat had been experienced in region in the previous month and what temperatures were expected, Ms Farr said.

"It's about how much capacity people have to cope with the heat."

But it was too early to say when Canberra would see more relief from the heat because the severe heatwave conditions were predicted at the end of the forecast period.

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