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Severe thunderstorm rips through Melbourne

Posted by: Michael James | 31 January, 2013 - 4:52 PM
The storm approaches Melbourne at 4pm

A severe thunderstorm ripped through Melbourne yesterday afternoon with damaging wind, heavy rainfall and large hailstones predicted.  Watch 3AW's time-lapse video of the event below.

Click here for updated information from the Bureau of Meteorology.

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  • Get over it, we don't live in tropics we are south of the equator and to us that was a mild storm.

    simon Friday 1 February, 2013 - 9:24 AM
  • Although the sky was black toward the West, we only had some rain and wind in Preston, the so called thunder storm missed us completely.

    Gloria Friday 1 February, 2013 - 8:38 AM
  • Australia's Biggest Desalination plant is still a sitting duck just letting you people from Melbourne know

    col Friday 1 February, 2013 - 7:44 AM
  • Weakest thunderstorm ever. Even calling it a storm is a kick in the guts to the people of QLD ;)

    mylene Thursday 31 January, 2013 - 11:40 PM

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