25.05.11.Na east coast of Australia hit a violent storm. Brunt of the disaster came in the most populous state of the continent — New South Wales (near Sydney, Illawarra and Hunter).
As the representative of the Bureau of Meteorology today Steven Smash, the speed of wind gusts exceeding 100 km per hour. Per night dropped about 50 mm of rain. In the next few days the weather deteriorates, forecasters predict.
According to a police spokesman Neil Patchett, there are reports of massive rupture lines from fallen trees. Services to help with rescue asked dozens of people, according to ITAR-TASS.