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Weather News

Victoria braces for flash-flooding, thunderstorms after overnight hail in Melbourne

16:13 EDT

Victoria is bracing for more wild weather this afternoon with warnings of life-threatening flash flooding and severe thunderstorms across the state.

BOM issues severe storm warning for Sydney as Canberra smashed and two people struck by lightning

16:11 EDT

Two people have been struck by lightning in the Blue Mountains and as severe thunderstorms hit Sydney's west.

Hail storm sweeps through Canberra, damaging countless cars and smashing windows

15:43 EDT

Hail as big as golf balls and ferocious winds of up to 116 kilometres per hour have torn through Canberra in a storm that had residents running for cover.