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Originally posted by argentus
Interested in your analysis of Gustav's landfall and such. Not a challenge, just want to learn from you. \
Originally posted by ryan atwood
i live in queensland australia in a place called redcliffe.
we've had heaps of thunderstorms.
2 especialy one earlier this year we had one that hail lots and we like like alot of rain i think like 30mills in 20mins or something like that it caused heaps of flash flooding and stuff. hailed like a bitch 2.
another one we had that was small but it was black which is the worst colour you can get on this site www.bom.gov.au i think thats it and it shows intensity and we had so much hail that it looked like snow and something like 100km wins.
and i think 30th may 2005 the same thing happened in brisbane i had lots of pics of it but i dont no how to put them on
Originally posted by Essan
Heavy rain across Wales and other parts of the UK with a good deal of flooding - and more rain to come today
(Had a mere 6.9mm in 24 hours here though!)
NSW and ACT SEVERE WEATHER WARNING
For people in
Lower Western, Upper Western, Riverina,
Southern Tablelands, South West Slopes, ACT,
Central West Slopes and Plains, Central Tablelands,
Illawarra, South Coast, Hunter, Metropolitan and for the Alps.
Issued at 10:55 am on Monday 22 September 2008
Synoptic Situation: 9:00 am EST Monday
DAMAGING WINDS ACROSS A LARGE PART OF NSW TODAY.
A strong cold front will move through western New South Wales during Monday afternoon and through the southeast in the evening/overnight, bringing strong to gale force winds, rain and thunderstorms.
Over the Lower and Upper Western districts, mean winds exceeding locally 65 km/h with gusts over 90 km/h. These gales will extend to the Riverina, South and Central West Slopes and Plains, Central and Southern Tablelands, the ACT, South Coast and Illawarra during Monday afternoon, and to the Sydney Metropolitan and Hunter districts late afternoon or evening.
In Alpine areas above 1900 metres winds are averaging locally over 90 km/h with peak wind gusts exceeding 125 km/h. Gale force winds will extend to lower levels of the Alps by the afternoon, before easing Monday night.
Destructive wind gusts likely near thunderstorms.
The National Parks and Wildlife Service recommends that people consider postponing back country travel until conditions improve.
Emergency services advise you to keep clear of fallen power lines, stay indoors away from windows and keep children indoors
For emergency help in floods and storms, ring the SES [NSW and ACT] on telephone number 132 500.
The next warning is due to be issued by 05:00 pm Monday
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
for Damaging Winds and Large Hailstones
For people in Alice Springs
Issued at 12:49 pm on Monday 22 September 2008
Thunderstorms with the potential for damaging winds and large hailstones have been observed on radar and are expected to affect Alice Springs between 1 pm and 3 pm CST.
For people in the Northeast Pastoral and parts of the Flinders and Northwest Pastoral districts.
Issued at 11:49 am Monday, 22 September 2008.
A strong cold front is moving quickly across the Northeast Pastoral district. Widespread northwest winds, averaging 60-70 km/h with gusts in excess of 90 km/h ahead of the front will then shift southwest at similar strength with the front. Areas of blowing dust.
Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts in excess of 90 km/h are also possible near the front.
Locations which may be affected include Moomba, Oodnadatta, Marree, and Arkaroola.
Mean wind speed of 63 km/h and a wind gust of 90 km/h was observed at Moomba.
The next warning is due to be issued by 3:00 pm.