Kurri Kurri Storm – Town Hit By Massive Storm Cell, Looks Like Cyclone Hit

A huge storm has hit NSW, the Kurri Kurri storm damage was massive.

Two people were injured, cars damaged, homes have no roofs and trees are down along with power lines, as massive storms hit NSW today. There was extreme weather in Sydney and across the state with snow in the Blue Mountains as well as severe winds that caused major damage. All just before Summer 2017/18 begins.

Video, Images of Extreme Weather Event in NSW November 6 2017, as massive damage reported across Sydney and NSW

Images and video from the Kurri Kurri stroms…

Video: Moment when Kurri Kurri Storm Hit

Damage to Kurri Kurri town centre

Video from the town today

Sydney Storms

Disaster in Penrith

Related Article: Sydney Storms Strike, Damage reports.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours. Giant hail and destructive winds are possible with thunderstorms over the North West Slopes and Plains, parts of the Upper Hunter, and inland parts of the Mid-North Coast. Locations which may be affected include Port Macquarie, Taree, Armidale, Tamworth, Gunnedah, Moree, Narrabri, Walgett and Lightning Ridge.
4cm hail (golfball-sized) was observed at Narrabri around 3:20pm.
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 at least 8 metres away from fallen power lines or objects that may be energised, such as fences.
* Report fallen power lines to either Ausgrid on 131 388, or Endeavour Energy on 131 003 or Essential Energy on 132 080, as shown on your power bill.
* 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.

The next warning is due to be issued by 6:45 pm.
If severe thunderstorms develop in Sydney Newcastle Wollongong or surrounding areas, a more detailed Severe Thunderstorm Warning will be issued to people in this area.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau’s website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 218. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.