Madeline Torrisi snapped this shot of flooding in Stanthorpe's main street.
Madeline Torrisi snapped this shot of flooding in Stanthorpe's main street.

Wild week of storms continues on the Southern Downs

IT'S been a wild week of weather on the Southern Downs - and there's still more to come.

Stanthorpe was again in the firing line, copping a massive downpour of rain in a short space of time yesterday afternoon.

There was reports of falls of up 80mm of rain around the Granite Belt, including estimates of 50mm in an hour in Stanthorpe.

The main street was flooded during the deluge, with several inches of water flowing through the streets and into shops.

 

There was also widespread power outages around Stanthorpe, as well as reports of small hail in Eukey and Ballandean.

Killarney was also hit by torrential rain and frequent lightning strikes later in the afternoon.

The Rose City escaped the worst of it yesterday afternoon.

After a shower last night, residents in Warwick were woken at about 3am by booming thunder.

A storm passed across the area in the early hours of the morning, lighting up the skies and bringing a heavy shower.

The wild weather comes after severe storms struck Warwick on Sunday and Stanthorpe early last week.

The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting more storms and showers today.

 

Rainfall totals 

(24 hours to 9am today)

Warwick: 6.4mm

Stanthorpe: 74mm

Queen Mary Falls: 24mm

Dalveen: 39mm

Killarney: 25mm

Leslie Dam: 39mm

Pratten: 24mm

Allora: 4mm

Goomburra: 9mm

Wallangarra: 3mm

Texas: 14mm



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