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AustraliaTrampoline tossed through roof as winds leave trail of damage in southern Tasmania

03:10  12 september  2019
03:10  12 september  2019 Source:

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Trampoline tossed through roof as winds leave trail of damage in southern Tasmania© Supplied: Jenny Pritchett The leg of a trampoline breaks through a bedroom ceiling at Jenny Pritchett's Moonah house. (Supplied: Jenny Pritchett) A trampoline pierced the roof of a Hobart home after being picked up by strong winds in southern Tasmania overnight.

The leg of the trampoline came through a bedroom ceiling in Moonah, but no-one was injured.

Jenny Pritchett said she woke up to hear her son screaming.

"It was very scary actually at first because if it had gone further through, it could have done a lot more damage, especially to my son," she said.

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"Something coming through the roof at you is quite scary, so it's still solidly wedged up on the house, sideways on the house that's where it will probably stay till someone comes and removes it."

Crews are cleaning up and power is being restored after winds reaching 155 kilometres an hour hit the south and east of the state.

The State Emergency Service responded to more than 60 callouts about damage to houses, cars and fallen trees.

This morning, almost 4,000 people were without power after lines were brought down in the greater Hobart area and at Sorell, but that has since reduced to about 1,000.

Goulburn Street Primary School in West Hobart is closed after part of a roof blew onto Forest Road.

Mark Dance from the SES said the damage has been extensive.

"They've varied from garage door blown in to the trampoline on the roof," he said.

A severe weather warning has been downgraded, but gusty winds are expected to continue throughout the day.

Flight delays expected as strongest winds in the state recorded at Melbourne Airport .
A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne has been diverted after a pilot decided it was safer to land at Avalon airport instead due to the gusty winds. The airline is now working to fly the passengers back to Tullamarine.  The estimated time of arrival for QF094 is now 10.45am, instead of 8.30am.It's believed several other flights are in the same position and may have to land elsewhere.

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