Climate

BOM warns Victoria to be hit by ‘unprecedented’ thunderstorms, flash flooding

30 November 2017

BY ANDIE NOONAN
30 November 2017

Victoria is set to be drenched with up to three times its monthly rainfall average mostly over two days with “unprecedented” thunderstorms due to hit the state on Friday and Saturday, which could lead to flash flooding.

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning with heavy rain and thunderstorms forecast to move across the state from the west from tonight.

Senior forecaster Scott Williams said the heaviest storms were set to hit Melbourne and the state’s north and north-east late on Friday night and into the early hours of Saturday.

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