Has there ever been a tornado in Sydney?

During an outbreak of severe thunderstorms in eastern New South Wales affecting Newcastle Sydney and Wollongong, a storm produced a tornado in the Drummoyne and Hunters Hill area of metropolitan Sydney, ripping the roof from a house.

When did a tornado hit Sydney?

16 December 2015
On 16 December 2015, a tornado with a windspeed of 213 km/h tore along Sydney’s southern coast, where it ripped off roofs, destroyed homes and overturned trucks. Kurnell and Bondi Junction were the most hard hit.

Where did the tornado hit NSW?

A late-night tornado that hit the regional New South Wales city of Armidale has caused significant damage after wild weather ripped through much of the state. The tornado hit about 10pm on Thursday, leaving a trail of destruction.

Where was the mini tornado in Sydney?

homes and crews are responding to dozens of calls. Witnesses say it was a mini tornado. Shore Hospital. suburbs from Mona Vale to Forestville.

Why is Australia suddenly getting tornadoes?

Mr Noonan explained the wild weather events have been sparked by a series of upper – level troughs – a stream of cool air in the mid-level of the atmosphere – sweeping across Australia’s east.

When was the Armidale tornado?

A tornado ripped a path of destruction across Armidale overnight (October 14) and has marked a terrifying and ferocious start to the storm season on the Northern Tablelands.

Has Brisbane ever had a tornado?

Bucca tornado Only minutes after the Oakhurst tornado, another supercell developed to the south-west of Bundaberg, around 400 km north of Brisbane and 150 km north of the Oakhurst tornado.

Where was the mini tornado in nsw?

A tornado has flattened a home and destroyed power lines after it tore through a small town west of Sydney. Three people were injured after it struck Meadow Flat, 170 kilometres inland of Sydney, Thursday afternoon.

Where was the mini tornado?

Horror footage shows ‘mini tornado’ ripping through Sydney during a freak five-minute storm that left one woman dead and a shocking path of destruction. A Sydney apartment building had its roof ripped off and carried away by a ‘mini tornado’ as a freak five-minute storm swept over the city.

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