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Where are our Ant Gods now? Severe weather warning issued

By poptop - 20 January 2009 71

Severe warning out now and angry angry clouds in the sky.

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    Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce large hailstones and damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Canberra, Cooma, Yass, Wagga Wagga, Albury and Narrandera.
    The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
    * Move your car under cover or away from trees.
    * Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony.
    * Keep clear of fallen power lines.
    * Unplug computers and appliances.
    * Avoid using the phone during the storm.
    * Stay indoors away from windows, and keep children and pets indoors as well.
    * For emergency help in floods and storms, ring the SES (NSW and ACT) on 132 500

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71 Responses to
Where are our Ant Gods now? Severe weather warning issued
VYBerlinaV8_the_one_ 3:18 pm 20 Jan 09

Very heavy in Jerra. No hail to report yet.

la mente torbida 3:18 pm 20 Jan 09

Raining in Civic as I speak

Holden Caulfield 3:13 pm 20 Jan 09

Pretty serious rain falling in Fyshwick right now, with the odd hailstone thrown in for good measure.

peterh 3:11 pm 20 Jan 09

pea sized hail still hurts. got caught between the car i had just locked and the closed office door.

Madame Workalot 3:11 pm 20 Jan 09

Hail in Barton – just finished

Growling Ferret 3:11 pm 20 Jan 09

30 seconds of hail in the Parkes and then its all over…

Ozhair 2:57 pm 20 Jan 09

Aww. the weather bureau made it sound like we were gonna get real “Wrath of God” type stuff…

Granny 2:56 pm 20 Jan 09

Nothing in my end of Gungahlin as yet, but we’ve got some black clouds coming over.

neanderthalsis 2:56 pm 20 Jan 09

A few minutes of light rain at Barton, but there should be more coming throughtout the afternoon.

The BoM radar shows a line of storms heading south-east over the south of the city towards Captains Flat and the coast.

Fiona 2:47 pm 20 Jan 09

okay, it’s back. Heavy but not hailing.

thegirl 2:47 pm 20 Jan 09

There was really heavy rain (and hail) in Chifley. It lasted about 15 minutes or so. It’s only raining very lightly now I hope we get more this afternoon.

stray 2:33 pm 20 Jan 09

nothing citywise…

poptop 2:30 pm 20 Jan 09

Fizzer in Kambah too; although the cockatoos are thrilled to bits and the trouble spot in my guttering overflowed.

Perhaps there is more coming?

Fiona 2:18 pm 20 Jan 09

yeah it was pretty heavy for 10 minutes at Holder, but I think it’s probably gone, adn the sun will come out and the grass will be dry by 5.

Not too concerned!

Skidbladnir 2:16 pm 20 Jan 09

Light showers of chubby rain passing through Southside currently.

My ants and bees predicted this one too, so I have my ummbrella…

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