STORM LIGHTS UP SKY: This amazing shot captured by reader Caralee Mirfin.
STORM LIGHTS UP SKY: This amazing shot captured by reader Caralee Mirfin.

RAIN ROUNDUP: More than 100ML recorded on Southern Downs

SEVERE storm activity hit the Southern Downs overnight, yielding significant rainfall to the east and southeast of Warwick.

Elbow Valley received the most rain, according to the Bureau of Meteorology who recorded 62MM.

Killarney, The Head, and Goomburra each recorded more than 40MM of rain.

In Warwick, Environdata recorded 29ML of rain.

Those numbers are dwarfed, however, by rain gauge readings taken by readers of The Warwick Daily News.

More than 100ML of rain was recorded by Elli McVeigh and Amy Vaughan at Loch Lomond, while Karly Crisp reported a whopping 112ML.

Unfortunately it seems many towns west of Warwick missed the deluge, with Leyburn, Pratten and Karara reporting barely a drop.

There may be another chance for those residents later today according BOM meteorologist Jess Gardener.

“There is a chance of more storms through today or tomorrow, with a possibility of severe storms,” she said.

“It’s definitely something to keep an eye on.”

There is 1 – 4MM of rain predicted today but that could become as high as 15MM depending on where the storms strike.


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