A part of Sydney might be hit by extreme storms for the second day in a row and residents have been warned to arrange for damaging winds and huge boulders, forward of heavy rain forecast within the south-east of the state on Thursday.
The Bureau of Meteorology issued a extreme storm warning Wednesday afternoon for components of western Sydney, Hunter, Illawarra, South Tablelands, Central West Slopes and the Plains and South-West Slopes.
“A floor melancholy over NSW and a big higher melancholy over Japanese Australia will assist the event of storms throughout NSW this afternoon,” the bureau stated in an announcement.
“Extreme storms are more likely to produce damaging winds, massive boulders and heavy rainfall that would result in flash flooding within the warning space within the subsequent few hours.”
Bureau climatologist Agata Imielska stated humid air from northern Australia was being fed right into a low-pressure consuming trough over NSW.
She stated the rain on Wednesday might have an effect on the already saturated basins within the north and mid-west of the state, which have not too long ago been affected by main floods.
“We’ve got seen extreme storms impacting plenty of NSW within the final 24 hours,” he stated.
“This extreme climate system; it isn’t a dash, it is a marathon.”