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Further damaging thunderstorms in SE QLD
More heavy rain from storms in VIC

Further damaging thunderstorms in SE QLD

Severe storms were reported farther north in SE QLD today. Large hail was reported at Maryborough with 15 houses and other buildings damaged while wind caused damage in the city of Rockhampton where wind gusted to 104km/h at 3.26pm.

More heavy rain from storms in VIC

Severe thunderstorms gave some heavy falls in Gippsland. Mallacoota recorded 26.6mm in the 30 minutes to 10am and Noojee 46 in 2 hours 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

44.5 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
43.3 NYANG STATION W Gascoyne WA
43.1 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
42.5 LEARMONTH AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
42.5 PANNAWONICA W Pilbara WA
42.5 WILUNA Interior WA

+7.2   33.8 YAMBA PILOT STATION North Coast NSW
+6.6   35.5 REDCLIFFE COUNCIL Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.6   34.4 COOLANGATTA AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.2   35.4 NAMBOUR DPI Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+6.1   34.0 BALLINA AIRPORT AWS North Coast NSW

30.3 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
30.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
29.0 DUM IN MIRRIE AWS N Rivers NT
29.0 FLINDERS REEF Islands ISL
28.7 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA

+4.7   26.5 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
+4.2   28.3 THREE RIVERS E Gascoyne WA
+4.1   26.4 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+4.0   28.1 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA
+3.9   27.5 ONSLOW W Pilbara WA

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

8.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.9 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
10.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
11.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
11.0 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-11.2   17.5 ONGERUP Cent Wheatbelt WA
-10.6   20.5 ELLISTON (GUM VIEW) W Agricultural SA
-10.0   16.2 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA
-9.6   20.1 LONGERENONG Wimmera S VIC
-9.4   21.2 WARRACKNABEAL MUSEUM Wimmera N VIC

1.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
2.6 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
3.0 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
3.5 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
4.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-8.0   8.1 WAGGA WAGGA AMO SW Slopes S NSW
-7.4   7.0 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW
-7.3   4.7 TUMBARUMBA POST OFFICE SW Slopes S NSW
-7.3   6.8 WANGARATTA AERO Lower NE VIC
-7.1   9.6 WELLINGTON (AGROWPLOW) CW Slopes S NSW

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.

126.0 GREENSLOPES PRIVATE HOSPITAL Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
116.8 BUSTARD HEAD LIGHTHOUSE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
112.6 BRIARWOOD Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
107.0 TURKEY STATION Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
89.0 GLADSTONE AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Kimberley
66.0 HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
    W Kimberley
75.0 DERBY AERO
63.0 DERBY (MANNING RD)
59.0 BEAGLE BAY
57.0 ROEBUCK PLAINS
51.0 KIRBY GARDENS

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
89.0 MATARANKA COUNCIL
72.6 EDITH FALLS RIDGE
71.0 LAKE EVELLA
59.0 UPPER SEVENTEEN MILE CREEK

QUEENSLAND
    Upper Carpentaria
81.0 MARYVALE STATION
71.0 WELCOME DOWNS STATION
    N Coast--Herbert
80.0 KANGAROO HILLS STATION
    Central Coast E
87.0 MIRAMBEENA
    Wide Bay/Burnett
116.8 BUSTARD HEAD LIGHTHOUSE
112.6 BRIARWOOD
107.0 TURKEY STATION
89.0 GLADSTONE AIRPORT
83.4 GLADSTONE RADAR
66.6 HAZELDEAN
62.6 SOUTHEND CURTIS ISLAND
61.2 CALLIOPE STATION
60.0 BUILYAN GUM STREET
58.7 TABLE TOPS
58.4 MALAKOFF
52.6 FERNDALE
52.0 RAGLAN
50.2 ANNANVALE
50.0 BARGARA POST OFFICE
    Brisbane/SE Coast
126.0 GREENSLOPES PRIVATE HOSPITAL

TASMANIA
    N Coast
55.4 NEW RIVER (NEW RIVER ROAD)
    Southeast
69.4 ADVENTURE BAY FORESTRY
64.0 FORTESCUE BAY
52.2 SNUG PLAINS (CATARACT FALLS)

ISLANDS
    Islands
55.0 LORD HOWE ISLAND (ORLANDO)
54.2 LORD HOWE ISLAND (MILKY WAY)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 28.1 -5.3 24.6 -1.7 12.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.3 -7.6 13.9 +0.3 3.4
PERTH AIRPORT 31.4 -0.1 17.4 +0.5 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 32.8 -0.8 18.7 +0.5 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.1 +1.3 27.3 +2.5 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 38.8 +2.6 24.1 +2.8 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 23.6 -5.3 15.5 -1.4 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.4 -6.7 12.7 +1.7 1.2
CAIRNS AERO 33.2 +1.8 25.6 +2.0 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 34.6 +3.3 25.5 +1.3 1.8
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 37.7 +5.8 24.3 +2.3 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 34.7 18.9 10.8
AMBERLEY AMO 34.4 +3.3 17.4 -2.2 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 22.3 10.8 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 26.7 -0.1 15.2 -4.2 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 27.4 +1.8 18.5 -0.6 0.4
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 26.8 +1.0 16.6 -2.0 4.8
PROSPECT DAM 30.5 +2.5 14.4 -3.1 3.4
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 27.7 +2.1 11.9 -6.0 6.3
CANBERRA AIRPORT 23.2 -4.6 6.8 -6.2 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 27.5 -3.9 8.1 -8.0 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.3 -5.8 13.1 -3.4 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 23.4 -1.9 14.2 +1.5 6.8
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 22.6 -3.2 15.3 +1.1 2.2
LAVERTON RAAF 21.6 -4.0 14.5 +0.9 0.2
BALLARAT AERODROME 20.1 -4.8 11.3 +0.5 11.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 24.1 +0.9 12.3 +2.1 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 20.1 -1.5 13.0 +1.2 6.2

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
    N Kimberley
WYNDHAM AERO
7.0mm in 16 min to 16:46 26.2mm/h
5.8mm in 6 min to 16:52 58.0mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
WYNDHAM
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
    E Kimberley
HALLS CREEK AIRPORT
19.4mm in 30 min to 04:00 38.8mm/h
20.0mm in 1 hr to 04:00 20.0mm/h
17.0mm in 30 min to 04:30 34.0mm/h
36.4mm in 1 hr to 04:30 36.4mm/h
13.0mm in 30 min to 05:00 26.0mm/h
30.0mm in 1 hr to 05:00 30.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 05:30 14.2mm/h
52.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 17.3mm/h
ARGYLE AERODROME
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
    W Kimberley
BROOME AIRPORT
7.2mm in 15 min to 08:57 28.8mm/h
DERBY AERO
34.6mm in 1 hr to 03:00 34.6mm/h
46.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 15.3mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 10.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 7.3mm/h
CURTIN AERO
16.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.3mm/h
WEST ROEBUCK
19.4mm in 31 min to 08:30 37.5mm/h
27.2mm in 1 hr to 08:30 27.2mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 11.7mm/h
    Lower West
PERTH AIRPORT
19.4mm in 30 min to 14:30 38.8mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 14:30 19.4mm/h
19.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 19.4mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
MIDDLE POINT AWS
6.2mm in 14 min to 14:30 26.6mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
11.0mm in 1 hr 4 min to 14:34 10.3mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 6.0mm/h
DALY WATERS AWS
28.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 9.3mm/h
BULMAN AWS
28.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 9.3mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
23.0mm in 3 hr to 00:30 7.7mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
10.8mm in 30 min to 14:00 21.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 14:00 10.8mm/h
10.8mm in 30 min to 14:30 21.6mm/h
21.6mm in 1 hr to 14:30 21.6mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 15:00 10.8mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 8.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    S Peninsula
LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
11.8mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.8mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 6.3mm/h
    Upper Carpentaria
RICHMOND AIRPORT
4.6mm in 6 min to 15:06 46.0mm/h
8.4mm in 6 min to 15:12 84.0mm/h
29.8mm in 32 min to 15:44 55.9mm/h
6.6mm in 12 min to 16:00 33.0mm/h
52.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 52.2mm/h
54.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 18.0mm/h
    Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO
11.2mm in 1 hr to 15:30 11.2mm/h
    Northwest
TREPELL AIRPORT
10.2mm in 14 min to 16:00 43.7mm/h
10.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.8mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
    Channel Country
BOULIA AIRPORT
51.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 17.0mm/h
    Wide Bay/Burnett
THANGOOL AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
GLADSTONE RADAR
54.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 18.0mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 01:00 11.0mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 03:00 14.2mm/h
28.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 9.3mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 10.0mm/h
GLADSTONE AIRPORT
59.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 19.7mm/h
12.0mm in 30 min to 03:00 24.0mm/h
17.8mm in 1 hr to 03:00 17.8mm/h
31.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 10.3mm/h
89.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 14.8mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 03:30 12.0mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
MARYBOROUGH
22.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 7.3mm/h
HERVEY BAY AIRPORT
7.8mm in 5 min to 15:17 93.6mm/h
VICTORIA
    E Gippsland
MALLACOOTA
26.6mm in 30 min to 10:00 53.2mm/h
15.2mm in 1 hr to 10:00 15.2mm/h
33.2mm in 1 hr to 10:30 33.2mm/h
35.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 11.7mm/h
    N Central
KILMORE GAP
10.2mm in 1 hr to 01:30 10.2mm/h
15.8mm in 1 hr to 02:00 15.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 7.0mm/h
TASMANIA
    N Coast
SCOTTSDALE (WEST MINSTONE ROAD)
14.2mm in 38 min to 19:00 22.4mm/h
14.2mm in 1 hr to 19:00 14.2mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
ISLANDS
    Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO
12.8mm in 30 min to 02:00 25.6mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 02:00 14.6mm/h
20.6mm in 1 hr to 02:30 20.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 04:00 8.3mm/h

QUEENSLAND
    Central Coast E
MACKAY AERO : 95(250/ 45 ) at 15:01
    Wide Bay/Burnett
ROCKHAMPTON AERO : 104(330/ 30 ) at 15:26
HERON ISLAND RES STN : 72(200/ 63 ) at 20:34
RUNDLE ISLAND : 78(350/ 67 ) at 17:00