A storm warning has been issued.
A storm warning has been issued.

Hail hits Warwick as heavens open

UPDATE: A storm warning has been issued as heavy rains, hail and strong winds batter Warwick.

The Bureau of Meteorology warned severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar in the region.

Large hailstones, damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding are likely, they reported.

The thunderstorms are slow moving and are likely to affect the area northeast of Warwick by 4:50 pm.

EARLIER: A STINKER of a day was relieved by an afternoon shower in Warwick today.

Within two hours, the temperature dropped by eight degrees, with a storm rolling into town just before 4pm.

As of 4.20m, Warwick received 0.6mm of rain, however the levels are expected to increase as the rain and 33km/h winds stick around.

Residents in west Warwick have even reported hail.

Overnight Warwick received 5.6mm of rain, with Killarney experiencing heavy hail yesterday afternoon.


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