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Tag: Hail

Will today’s storms include hail?

Still traumatised by the freak hail event of January 2020, Canberrans were watching the radar closely this morning, 25 February, debating whether to move their car under cover.

Hailstorm anniversary: ACT emergency services well prepared for La Niña

A year ago, Canberra suffered the worst hailstorm to hit an Australian city since 1999, inflicting $638 million worth of damage.

Canberra Weekly’s 2020 in review – January

Canberra Weekly’s top stories of January focus on wild weather, starting with the bushfires before ‘pivoting’ to the 20 January hailstorm.

Relief provided for 7,500 uninsured vehicles damaged in January hailstorm

An ACT Government team supporting the owners of 7,500 uninsured vehicles damaged by January’s hailstorm have provided rebates over $507,000.

Belconnen hit hardest in ACT’s worst storm season on record

Running from October to March annually, the ACT experienced its most severe storm season on record in 2019-20 with Belconnen hit hardest.

Thunderstorms, possible hail to hit Canberra region

The Bureau of Meteorology is predicting thunderstorms will continue across the region tomorrow, Thursday 8 October, becoming severe with gusty winds and possible large hail.

Thunderstorm to potentially hit Canberra this afternoon

A thunderstorm led by damaging and destructive winds over 120km/h is a “high risk” of hitting Canberra this afternoon, according to the BOM.

Wild weather causes carnage

Severe storm activity hit the ACT on Monday 20 January with hail as big as golf balls causing extensive damage to cars, windows and buildings including the iconic Shine Dome. The hailstorm...
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