The violent storm seemed to pass the New Southern Wales coast practically as fast as it showed up. Photo: Alamy
The wintry weather condition returned around lunchtime on Thursday – just a day following the temperature hit the large 20s – once the Bureau of Meteorology warned of extreme thunderstorms producing big hailstones, heavy rain which could trigger flash floods, and damaging winds.— Australian News web (@AusNewsNetwork) have brought #hail and hefty rain to components of the #NSW Central Coast - (picture: @coastbeth) — Natalia Cooper (@Natalia_Cooper9)
Hail is hammering Central Coast NSW and Maitland. Sydney could get storm after that. @9NewsSyd
Soon, people from areas extending from Coffs Harbour on the north coast right through to Port Macquarie, Newcastle within the Hunter region and also the main coastline, uploaded images for the hailstones.
The storms seemed to pass practically as quickly as they appeared, although bureau said at 12.25pm an even more general warning remained positioned for for the mid north shore and areas of the northern streams and Hunter areas.— 101.3 SeaFM (@SeaFM) McDonalds. #nswstorm #centralcoast
Within the aftermath, hawaii Emergency provider advised people to keep away from fallen power lines along with creeks and violent storm empties.
Other individuals found more entertaining approaches to deal with exactly what the violent storm had thrown up.— Craig Smith (@wrenasmir)
Hail how big golf balls blanketing the Aspect Hunter School playing field - @1233newcastle @newcastleherald
Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Shaun Luscombe earlier said those in south-east Queensland should brace for serious thunderstorms from Thursday mid-day to the night.