Severe storms provide excellent rainfall for central Queensland
Thursday 22nd October 2020
Wednesday afternoon saw multiple severe thunderstorms develop across central Queensland, bringing the threat of large hail, damaging wind and heavy rainfall.
Numerous locations recorded falls in excess of 50mm to 9am this morning. Linkes Causeway topped the rainfall charts with a massive 82mm, Krismark Downs scored 78mm, Pheasant Creek 71mm. Mt Kroombit 63mm, Gladstone 57mm and Rockhampton 49.8mm
Thunderstorm activity will redevelop throughout Thursday for central and southern Queensland, as a large multi-day storm outbreak intensifies. A few of these storms will become severe with damaging winds, heavy rainfall leading to flash flooding and large hail.
Image 1: BoM rainfall totals to 9am 22/10/2020