Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

Severe hail storm causes chaos in Brisbane, Australia

4 years 11 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, November 27 2014 Nov 27, 2014 November 27, 2014 9:57 AM November 27, 2014 in News
Source: ABC News/Mashable
By: Brock Sues

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - Golf-ball-sized hail has smashed windows, strong winds have flipped aircraft, and about 82,000 customers were left without power after a super cell swept across south-east Queensland.

Brisbane, Australia, was slammed on Thursday by a severe storm that brought golf-ball sized hail and high winds to the area. The city is the third most populous on the continent.

"This has been a ferocious storm, arguably the worst since 1985 for this city," Queensland Premier Campbell Newman said. However, Newman noted that there were no reports of serious injury or death in connection with the wild weather Down Under.

Social media lit up with with dramatic images and video as the sudden storm whacked the Queensland capital. See the attached images to get a glimpse of the damage.

Images: @Jesse_Sahota via Twitter

More News

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
7 Days