Saturday, November 17, 2012

Lightning strike brisbane

  • Superstorm hits Australia's east coast with 4000 lightning strikes in one hour ...

    A weather alert was posted by the Bureau of Meteorology just minutes before rain smacked the east coast, leaving thousands of people without power.

  • Lightning strike fire fear in wild weather

    New fires started by lightning strikes broke out at more than half-a-dozen places in the west of the state after the weather bureau issued a severe storm warning about 6pm.

  • Reader photos of wild Queensland storm

    More than 4000 lightning strikes hit within 80km of Brisbane in just one hour, according to Weatherzone. A police spokesman told the Courier Mail 50 people had to be evacuated from an inner city building after a roof partially caved in.

  • Storms create havoc across Qld

    About 13,000 homes and business in Brisbane, Ipswich and Somerset were left without power as rain, hail and lightning struck the region at about 11am (AEST) on Saturday. In Ipswich, a small grass fire was sparked when lightning struck a crane next to ...

  • Brisbane hit by severe thunderstorms

    Parts of Brisbane have been hard hit with trees down, hail, cars and buildings damaged and minor flooding causing problems for some shops.

  • Fierce storms hit Queensland

    Several cars near the RNA showgrounds in Brisbane were totally inundated with water and a construction site crane caught fire after being struck by lightning at Ipswich hospital. The storms are expected to continue in the area tomorrow. SHARE THIS ...

  • Live blog: Storms sweep southern Queensland

    6:38pm: Brisbane was lashed by a storm cell earlier today. More than 12,000 homes were without power at the height of the storm and the Bureau of Meteorology says there were over 11,000 lightning strikes across the region. . COMPARE & SAVE ...

  • Under Down Under

    We're experiencing a bit of lightning on the runway," says the captain casually as our plane arrives at Hobart. I half expect the aircraft to be struck by lightning ... Another natural wonder, the Painted Cliffs, offer striking colours and patterns in ...

  • Queensland mum's steamy ebook hot to trot

    INTERNATIONAL romance publisher Harlequin is on the hunt for the next E.L. James, and Brisbane mum Rebekah Turner is in the running.

  • Poulter makes strong start to title defense Down Under

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Ryder Cup lightning rod Ian Poulter made a solid start to his Australian Masters title defense by firing a 67 to finish two strokes behind surprise leader Matthew Guyatt after Thursday's first round.

  • Has Michael Clarke achieved greatness?

    If there were any lingering doubts that he might have just been on a lucky run against moderate opponents, his unbeaten 259 in Brisbane against the best attack in world cricket (not just the runs, but the manner in which they were made) surely ...

  • Steyn the greatest, says Donald

    Even the unflappable Steve Waugh appears disturbed by the onslaught unleashed by the man justifiably referred to as "White Lightning". Donald admits this was him near his prime. In the end, Donald finished with 3-81 off 30.4 ... Especially after ...

  • Hussey makes quick start

    Michael Hussey made a lightning start to his innings as Australia raced to 340 for four on the fourth day of the first test against South Africa at the Brisbane Cricket Ground on Monday. Live Scoring: Australia v South Africa. 93rd over: Hussey is ...

  • Stats mean nothing for Gabba Test

    There are enough statistics around to encourage Australia ahead of their three-Test series against world No.1 South Africa starting in Brisbane next Friday. For starters, victories in six of their past seven Tests. Not losing any of ... Forty-nine ...

  • Philander a vital cog in Proteas' pace machine

    Cooling down ... Vernon Philander wearing an ice pack on his bowling shoulder after taking a hit. Photo: Brendan Esposito ... Donald is licking his lips at what Philander and his fast bowling colleagues, the formidable Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel, can ...

  • Poulter makes strong start

    Ryder Cup lightning rod Ian Poulter made a solid start to his Australian Masters title defense by firing a 67 to finish two strokes behind surprise leader Matthew Guyatt after Thursday's first round.

  • Inside the Rudd hit

    Sitting close to the podium that Rudd was gripping for support, Graham Perrett, one of the Queensland MPs who won the Brisbane seat of Moreton on the back of the Rudd surge in 2007, half stood and said, ''Are you right, mate?'' Poor Graham. Was he ...

  • Let us pray: Atheltics Australia bids for lightning visit from Usain Bolt

    Brisbane's Olympic silver medallist and national record holder Mitchell Watt said he would welcome a challenge from Bolt in his home series. "Obviously long jump is about more than runway speed but I think it would be great to have him here," Watt said.

  • Former Socceroo Robbie Slater rates the 2012 A-League imports

    Harry Kewell's name has been thrown up at the Wanderers and the presence of another strike player would help Ono enormously.

  • Qld on high fire alert as conditions worsen

    Queensland Rural Fire Service (RFS) spokesman Phil Klem says two strike teams from Brisbane have been sent to Toowoomba to relieve crews battling blazes on the Darling Downs.

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