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Strong wind unroofs houses in Geelong VIC

Strong wind unroofs houses in Geelong VIC

What is thought to have been an unusually strong localised wind gust lifted the roofs off two homes in St Albans Park, a suburb of Geelong, during the afternoon.

National weather extremes for today

Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology

Records set this day: (none known)

Quality control note: Data is final. It includes late-received rainfall data and has been subject to BoM quality control checks.
Data is as received at 22:17EST, 27/10/2004.

Weather observations for today
Noteworthy  Weather         Capital  Cities         Regional  Cities       Alpine  Stations
Bureau of Meteorology Rainfall Bulletins and Weather Notes

Hottest
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

45.7 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
45.0 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
44.5 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
44.4 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
44.1 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA

+10.0   37.4 GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+9.9   35.5 NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
+9.8   38.0 PARRAMATTA NORTH (MASONS DRIVE) Sydney--east NSW
+9.0   35.8 PEATS RIDGE (WARATAH ROAD) Hunter Valley NSW
+8.8   36.6 WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW

32.2 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
30.7 ROEBOURNE E Pilbara WA
29.7 TELFER AERO Interior WA
29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.9 ROEBOURNE AERO E Pilbara WA

+6.2   32.2 WITTENOOM W Pilbara WA
+6.0   21.2 BURRINJUCK DAM SW Slopes N NSW
+5.5   19.4 YASS (LINTON HOSTEL) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+5.3   22.4 JERRYS PLAINS POST OFFICE Hunter Valley NSW
+5.0   22.2 LOSTOCK DAM Hunter Valley NSW

Coldest
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

6.3 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
7.4 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
8.5 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
11.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
12.3 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS

-8.3   14.2 MAYDENA POST OFFICE Derwent Valley TAS
-7.6   11.8 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-6.7   12.7 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
-6.6   12.6 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
-6.1   19.0 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

0.0 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
1.5 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
1.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
2.8 TARRALEAH VILLAGE Derwent Valley TAS
3.1 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS

-5.3   9.0 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
-5.3   7.5 NHILL Wimmera N VIC
-5.2   9.5 ELLISTON (GUM VIEW) W Agricultural SA
-5.0   7.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-5.0   8.7 RUTHERGLEN RESEARCH Lower NE VIC

Wettest Major City Extremes
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals nationally followed by all reported falls of 50mm or more.

100.0 BULLIWALLAH Central West QLD
69.0 WENTWORTH Central Coast W QLD
67.0 PETFORD N Coast--Barron QLD
59.0 PLEYSTOWE SUGAR MILL Central Coast E QLD
56.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL N Coast--Barron QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
54.4 BERRY SPRINGS RANGERS

QUEENSLAND
    Upper Carpentaria
51.0 IRON HURST STATION
    N Coast--Barron
67.0 PETFORD
56.0 YARRABAH COMM COUNCIL
    N Coast--Herbert
51.0 UPPER MURRAY TM
    Central Coast E
59.0 PLEYSTOWE SUGAR MILL
    Central Coast W
69.0 WENTWORTH
    Central West
100.0 BULLIWALLAH

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 33.6 +0.2 28.4 +2.1 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 33.9 +2.4 16.5 -0.4 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 21.0 -3.9 15.3 +1.7 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 33.3 -0.3 16.1 -2.1 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.8 +1.0 24.6 -0.2 12.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.4 +3.2 21.8 +0.5 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 25.0 -3.9 16.9 0.0 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 19.0 -6.1 8.6 -2.4 0.2
CAIRNS AERO 32.4 +1.0 24.6 +1.0 6.8
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.7 +0.4 24.8 +0.6 1.2
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 32.0 +0.1 22.8 +0.8 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 32.1 +1.0 16.3 -3.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 28.9 18.1 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 27.4 14.1 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 28.8 +2.0 20.3 +0.9 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 35.5 +9.9 22.6 +3.5 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 32.1 +6.3 21.7 +3.1 2.6
PROSPECT DAM 36.0 +8.0 19.9 +2.4 0.6
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 29.5 +3.9 20.0 +2.1 18.2
CANBERRA AIRPORT 31.2 +3.4 17.6 +4.6 11.6
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.2 +1.8 14.4 -1.7 1.2
MILDURA AIRPORT 30.0 -2.1 14.1 -2.4 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 25.8 +0.5 10.4 -2.3 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.1 -2.7 15.3 +1.1 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 23.6 -2.0 11.2 -2.4 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.4 -2.5 8.2 -2.6 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 19.9 -3.3 10.3 +0.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 19.7 -1.9 11.7 -0.1 0.0

Downpours Gales & Gusts
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less. Highest wind gusts above 89km/h (storm force) or mean wind above 62km/h (gale force). Wind direction and mean windspeed shown in brackets.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    W Kimberley
DERBY AERO
14.4mm in 12 min to 20:34 72.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
POINT STUART AWS
14.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 14.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 11.0mm/h
13.0mm in 1 hr to 04:30 13.0mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.3mm/h
WARRUWI
11.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 11.2mm/h
NGAYAWILI
29.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 9.7mm/h
CENTRE ISLAND
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
4.6mm in 3 min to 18:57 92.0mm/h
1.8mm in 1 min to 18:58 108.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 5.7mm/h
PORT KEATS AERO
12.6mm in 35 min to 14:05 21.6mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 18.4mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 17:21 6.3mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
MOUNT ISA AERO
2.2mm in 1 min to 20:04 132.0mm/h
2.4mm in 1 min to 20:05 144.0mm/h
11.2mm in 1 hr to 21:00 11.2mm/h
    Upper Carpentaria
HUGHENDEN AIRPORT
7.4mm in 19 min to 17:12 23.4mm/h
16.0mm in 48 min to 18:00 20.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
RICHMOND AIRPORT
15.4mm in 13 min to 15:41 71.1mm/h
27.4mm in 19 min to 16:00 86.5mm/h
42.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 42.8mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 17:00 10.2mm/h
54.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 18.0mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
15.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 15.4mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.7mm/h
    Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
6.8mm in 13 min to 02:43 31.4mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 10.2mm/h
10.4mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.4mm/h
12.0mm in 30 min to 07:30 24.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 07:30 12.2mm/h
21.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 21.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 08:30 12.2mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.7mm/h
MACKAY MO
17.6mm in 26 min to 08:00 40.6mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 08:00 17.8mm/h
14.4mm in 30 min to 08:30 28.8mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 16.6mm/h
34.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.3mm/h
ALVA BEACH
15.6mm in 1 hr to 09:00 15.6mm/h
26.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 8.7mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
MOUNT ISA AERO : 100(150/ 30 ) at 20:04
TASMANIA
    Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 91(310/ 70 ) at 16:12