Wild weather over Sydney brings thunder, lightning, hail and heavy rain after tornado warning

Wild weather over Sydney brings thunder, lightning, hail and heavy rain after tornado warning

Wild weather over Sydney brings thunder, lightning, hail and heavy rain after tornado warning A severe thunderstorm is impacting Sydney and coastal NSW, bringing thunder, lightning, heavy rain and hail, after a weather warning that included possible tornado activity was issued late this afternoon. Very dangerous thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Horsley Park, Penrith and Newcastle, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) said. The storms had already caused problems, leaving some suburbs without power and a shopping centre in Sydney's west with a partially collapsed roof. Jordan Notaro from the BOM said while a tornado warning was issued for Western Sydney early on, the system appeared to have weakened. “We haven’t had any observations of a tornado necessarily on the ground," he said. “We have observed giant hail …
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