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Strong winds lash city, blows over house fence

Highfields resident Teena Bionda shared a photo on the Highfields, Meringandan Community Facebook page of her wooden fence which had been blown over in the night.
Highfields resident Teena Bionda shared a photo on the Highfields, Meringandan Community Facebook page of her wooden fence which had been blown over in the night.

UPDATE: Strong winds continue to lash Toowoomba, reaching up to 61kmh.

Rain fell overnight and with it came strong winds.

According to the Bureau of Meteorology about 5mm of rain fell overnight, with gusty westerly winds expected to continue for most of the day.

Highfields resident Teena Bionda shared a photo on the Highfields, Meringandan Community Page of her fence which had been blown over in the night. 

Tomorrow and through to the weekend there is a zero chance of rain, with light winds and sunny warm skies predicted.

Toowoomba residents woke to rainy skies.
Toowoomba residents woke to rainy skies.

EARLIER: Toowoomba residents have woken to dull grey skies after a night of rain.

There is no doubt the Darling Downs is in need of some good rain, but with the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers kicking off tomorrow many people are hoping the rain will hold off just a little while longer.

As the two-week carnival is based outdoors, sunny skies is what organisers ordered.

According to the Bureau of Meteorology about 5mm of rain fell overnight on Toowoomba with a small chance of rain continuing this morning.

Tomorrow and through to the weekend there is a zero chance of rain, with light winds and sunny warm skies predicted.

Tomorrow will have a minimum of four degrees and maximum of 21, Saturday will range from seven to 23 degrees and Sunday will be 10 to 23 degrees.

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