Weather News

Severe storm threat in NSW, QLD

Ben Domensino, Tuesday September 17, 2019 - 16:39 EST

Thunderstorms are moving through northeast NSW and southeast Queensland this afternoon, prompting warnings in some areas.

Image: Thunderstorms moving through northeast NSW and southeast QLD at 4pm AEST on Tuesday afternoon.

A severe thunderstorm warning was in place at 4:30pm AEST for large hail and damaging winds in parts of the Northern Rivers, Northern Tablelands, Mid North Coast, Hunter and Northwest Slopes and Plains districts in NSW.

Thunderstorms were also affecting parts of southeast Queensland at the time, with warnings possibly on the way  in the coming hours.

Some of today's thunderstorms may cause problematic weather for bushfires, either with blustery winds fanning existing fires or dry lightning igniting new ones.

Visit https://www.weatherzone.com.au/warnings.jsp for the latest warnings.

More breaking news

Sydney Morning Herald
ABC News
9News
News Limited

Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Underwater 'tornado' filmed off Queensland coast

15:57 EST

An unusual sight of what appeared to be an underwater tornado was filmed off the east coast of Queensland last week.

Cold and snowy start to winter in southeastern Australia

12:41 EST

Winter will arrive right on time in southeastern Australia this year, with a cold mass of air set to bring blustery winds, rain, and snow to multiple states on the first two days of the season.

MidCoast Council issues warning after erosion at Old Bar Beach and Jimmys Beach following damaging surf

08:38 EST

Beaches on the New South Wales Mid North Coast have suffered erosion from the , prompting a warning from the local council to beachgoers.