Christmas storms blackout thousands of homes

Potential storms today and tomorrow

Christmas storms blackout thousands of homes

Thousands of people were left in the dark on Christmas night after thunderstorms rolled across South-East Queensland.

Energex reported almost 20-thousand homes had lost power by Monday night, with many affected across the northern end of the Gold Coast.

The worst hit areas were Redland City and the Sunshine Coast.

Another potential thunderstorm is on the way for the city tonight, with a 90 per cent chance of showers.

While a storm could also hit on Wednesday afternoon or evening as well.

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