Friday, 23 February 2018
| South-east Queensland storms: more wild weather as 50,000 without power

Added: 11.02.2018 23:35 | 1 views | 0 comments


Fierce weather to lash region for second day as repair crews scramble to restore electricity
South-east Queenslanders could face a second round of ferocious storms after severe cells lashed the region on Sunday night, dumping huge hail and wreaking havoc on the power network.
Repair crews were scrambling to restore power to about 57,000 properties that remained without power after destructive winds, gusting beyond 100km/h in some places, downed hundreds of power lines across the region.
Workers managed to get power back on for 78,000 other properties, but Energex warned residents in storm-affected suburbs to be wary and assume any fallen lines were live and stay away.

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