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AustraliaState-wide warning for torrential rain, gale-force winds and flooding

08:55  12 june  2019
08:55  12 june  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

Hail, damaging winds and FREEZING conditions set to sweep across Australia's east as cold front makes its way north - with snow expected in Queensland for the first time in years

Hail, damaging winds and FREEZING conditions set to sweep across Australia's east as cold front makes its way north - with snow expected in Queensland for the first time in years Most of NSW, parts of Victoria and Queensland are expected to be drenched on Tuesday as a cold front continues to drift north from Tasmania. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A woman was pulled from her car in Altona Meadows, in Melbourne's west, on Monday after she became trapped in floodwaters More than 1,000 kilometres of the east coast is expected to be impacted. The conditions intensified on Monday evening in some regions, with heavy rain and flash flooding already recorded in parts of Melbourne.

Strong wind warnings are also in place for Port Phillip Bay, Western Port and the Central and East Gippsland Coasts. Widespread and heavy rainfall has also been forecast for the state , with potential thunderstorms to threaten flash flooding in the Wimmera and southern Mallee districts.

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The entire state of Victoria has been put on alert for a fierce cold front passing over the Great Australian Bight, bringing with it torrential rains, gale-force winds and potential flooding.

State-wide warning for torrential rain, gale-force winds and flooding
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Isolated flood warnings have been issued in the North East catchments from this evening as the rain band continues to move east of Victoria.

There have been significant rainfalls across the state, particularly through the Wimmera region, with Nhill receiving more than 30 millimetres at 9am and Horsham getting close to 22mm.

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Parts of South Australia were soaked with totals of more than 66mm recorded about the Mount Lofty Ranges and 30mm fell in the Part Augusta area. Adelaide West recorded a rainfall of 39.8mm at 9am.

Weather bureau issues warning for Sydney drivers amid gusty winds, rain, snow

Weather bureau issues warning for Sydney drivers amid gusty winds, rain, snow The Bureau of Meteorology is warning drivers to take care as wild weather descends on the city on Tuesday.

Weather services issue a gale warning for maritime locations currently or imminently experiencing winds of Gale Force on the Beaufort scale. Gale warnings (and gale watches) allow mariners to take precautionary actions to ensure their safety at sea or to seek safe anchorage and ride out the storm

Flood risk continue. SA Weather Services warns Monday 20 February will see heavy rain leading to localised flooding in the eastern parts of the Eastern Cape, southern While towards the south of the country gale force winds of up to 70km/h can be expected between Lamberts Bay and Cape Point.

The conditions today follow the state's wettest June day in six years.

The Bureau of Meteorology has warned the low pressure weather system will move over the state border with South Australia and across Victoria throughout today.

Warnings are still in place for damaging winds across Victoria with averages of 60 to 70 km/h and peak gusts hitting 100km/h. Wind gusts will also increase to 100-110 km/h across the central ranges and up to 120 km/h about the Alpine area (above 1200 metres).

State-wide warning for torrential rain, gale-force winds and flooding© Weatherzone The severe weather comes as a cold front continues to sweep over the entire south-east of the country.

Strong wind warnings are also in place for Port Phillip Bay, Western Port and the Central and East Gippsland Coasts.

Widespread and heavy rainfall has also been forecast for the state, with potential thunderstorms to threaten flash flooding in the Wimmera and southern Mallee districts.

The end is in sight for wet, cold and windy weather conditions

The end is in sight for wet, cold and windy weather conditions The cold snap which brought torrential rain, strong winds and snow to parts to Australia’s east coast is all but over, with conditions expected to ease by this afternoon. Yesterday, Sydney’s ferry services were cancelled and roads became flooded, but the Bureau of Meteorology doesn’t expect a repeat despite continued rainfall this morning. “These showers coming through now will become a little less frequent late this afternoon and this evening, although there is a slight risk of a storm this afternoon,” she told nine.com.au. “We also still have those heavy surf conditions too.

Torrential rain has already brought some flooding such as this in Llandre, near Aberystwyth in Mid Gale - force winds will also batter parts of Wales, the south west and the West Midlands later today. Flood warnings have been issued across the UKCredit: Environment Agency. Rain to start the day

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The BoM has said areas including Warrnambool, Bendigo, Shepparton, Seymour, Maryborough, Ballarat, Geelong, Melbourne, Wodonga, Wangaratta, Traralgon and Bairnsdale should also be affected.

Melbourne has not received much rain yet, with just a couple of mm falling across the city. But forecasts say up to 20mm of rain is possible as the front continues to pass over.

With the front moving further toward the south-east, residents who live near Tasmania’s north-west, north and north-east water catchments have been put on watch because the front could cause flooding there.

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In the past two days alone, up to 50mm of rain has fallen in the three regions, and with another wave of rainfall totals of up to 40mm expected today, the BoM has predicted minor river flooding.

Elsewhere around the country, the moving cold front that is keeping the south-east chilly should also mean most parts of New South Wales stay warm.

Perth bracing for five days of cold fronts and heavy rain

Perth bracing for five days of cold fronts and heavy rain Up to 50mm of rain could fall over the coming days for large parts of Western Australia, which have had a notably drier than average start to 2019.

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A Flash Flood Warning (SAME code: FFW) is issued by the United States National Weather Service when a flash flood is imminent or occurring in the warned area. A flash flood is a sudden, violent flood after a heavy rain , or occasionally after a dam break.

Sydney is forecast for a 23C day with slight cloud cover and no chance of rain predicted, however temperatures in towns and cities in NSW’s western regions could jump as high as 30C.

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Birdsville, the iconic town of far southwest Queensland, has a run of unseasonable warmth, with the past two days exceeding 30C, and a forecast max of 30C again today.

At this time of year the region averages only 21C. But the current heatwave is still a far cry from the blistering summer temperatures, which hit temperatures of 40 degrees or more for 90 per cent of January.

While Darwin’s temperatures should stay up above 30C heading into the weekend, conditions in Perth may be a little cooler today at 18C and a small chance of light rain through the afternoon.

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