Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Melbourne to endure hail, thunder and a month's worth of rain in two days

A month's worth of rain is set to fall in Melbourne over the next two days, with thunderstorms and hail likely to accompany the downpour.
Melbourne is set for a downpour, with a month's
 worth of rain forecast for Thursday and Friday
.
The Bureau of Meteorology is predicting up to 15 millimetres of rain for Thursday, with another 25 to 80 millimetres expected on Friday - almost up to double the average May rainfall of 56 millimetres.

Senior forecaster Rod Dickson said a powerful cold front arriving on Thursday could produce hail, and will see a good dump of snow of down to 900 metres in the state's alpine areas.


Read the story by Simone Fox Koob from The Age - “Melbourne to endure hail, thunder and a month's worth of rain in two days.”

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