East coast of Australia hit by insane storm




Don’t bother with an umbrella — it isn’t going to help you through this nightmare.

A wild storm is lashing the eastern coast of Australia, with the cities of Sydney and Newcastle in the crosshairs. Trees are down on roads, traffic lights are flashing, power is out in several areas, and the coastal zones have been hit by violent sandstorms and surf

According to the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM), a deepening low pressure system is causing heavy rain and strong winds along the east coast of New South Wales (NSW), with wind gusts in some areas on the coast — Norah Head and Nobbys Head — reached gusts of up to 135km/h. Read more…

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