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The ACT is included in BOM’s storm warnings.
⚡SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING⚡ for HEAVY, LOCALLY INTENSE RAINFALL. Warning current for much of central and eastern NSW and the ACT.
79mm recorded at Hillview in 1hr to 3:45pm.
️Rainfall Map: t.co/BFoLpO2vgz#ifitsfloodedforgetit pic.twitter.com/ScOp77Bdfe
Some more on the storms in NSW, which will cover almost the entirety of the coast of the state, from Queensland down to Victoria.
The predicted reprieve from heavy rain and flooding across swathes of NSW is unlikely to eventuate yet, with only the state’s far west expected to be spared from afternoon thunderstorms, AAP reports.
Read the original article at The Guardian