The calm before the storm

MOST of Sunraysia escaped the wet weather yesterday with the brunt of the system forecast to hit the region overnight. 

Keith Combe of Hervey Bay, Samantha Hateley of Tasmania, Kay Williams of Adelaide, Tim Hateley of Melbourne and Trevor Combe of Mildura enjoy the summer rain.

Keith Combe of Hervey Bay, Samantha Hateley of Tasmania, Kay Williams of Adelaide, Tim Hateley of Melbourne and Trevor Combe of Mildura enjoy the summer rain.

Mildura Airport received just 9mm of rainfall overnight Thursday and none from 9am to 3pm yesterday. 

Gol Gol was reportedly the worst-hit area, with Wentworth SES receiving 15 calls for assistance on Thursday night – mostly due to roof damage and fallen tree branches. 

“It looked like a storm cell developed right over the Dawn Avenue area,” Wentworth SES controller Simon Pradhan said yesterday. 

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