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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

Torrential downpours and damaging winds: Severe weather warning issued for Melbourne as brutal cold front hits - as heavy rain ruins Australia's 'perfect' ski season

Torrential downpours and damaging winds: Severe weather warning issued for Melbourne as brutal cold front hits - as heavy rain ruins Australia's 'perfect' ski season Massive winds of up to 120 km/h will batter parts of Victoria on Wednesday, mostly in hilly areas. Thunderstorms and flash flooding will lash the Wimmera and southern Mallee Districts.

Cyclone Veronica has brought destructive winds and torrential rains , prompting safety warnings . Despite no longer being expected to make landfall, the category two system is moving slowly and has prompted warnings for locals to remain indoors.

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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.

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.

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.

Homes evacuated as rivers rise while clogged drains see waters return to flood -hit areas.

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

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.

Tourist, 55, dies after being swept out to sea in torrential rain while he was rock fishing with friends

Tourist, 55, dies after being swept out to sea in torrential rain while he was rock fishing with friends A man, believed to be a Chinese national, who was found washed up on rocks near Kiama, New South Wales has passed away in hospital. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The 55-year-old man was found on the rocks at about 2.30am Sunday morning near the Little Blow Hole tourist spot The 55-year-old man was found on the rocks at about 2.30am Sunday morning near the Little Blow Hole tourist spot. He was transported to Wollongong Hospital but he was pronounced dead a short time later. Police have said the man was not wearing a life-jacket and could not swim.

A severe weather warning has been issued for New South Wales after Cyclone Debbie with the tropical low forecast to bring heavy rain , flash flooding and Residents told to prepare for torrential rain , heavy winds , flash flooding . More than 100mm and gale force winds are expected in some parts of

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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.

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

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Flood warnings have been issued for a total of 35 spots across the county, with severe flooding expected in the South West. Flooding is set to cause huge delays and disruption as people make their way to various spots in the UK for Christmas. This news comes just as 19 million motorists are

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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.

Multiple Northland houses damaged by tornado.
At least 10 houses in Northland settlement have been damaged by a tornado this morning. A Fire and Emergency spokesperson said 10-12 houses in the Cooper's Beach area have been damaged, with some roofs lifted by a tornado this morning. Emergency services were alerted just after 10.30am, and say there are no reports of serious injuries. Two crews are assessing the damage and another from Whangarei is on the way. MetService said a band of heavy rain with embedded thunderstorms was currently moving southeastwards over Northland and should reach Auckland this afternoon.

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