Another Monday - Another storm!

Early evening storm hits Goldfields

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Sunday it was Leonora, last night it was Kalgoorlie Boulder and Coolgardie. Another Monday storm has hit the Goldfields here is what you need to know:

Kal and the Goldfields had a pretty decent storm through yesterday around 5:50pm


Stats from yesterday

Max temp = 35.6

Wind – 109Km/h at 5:58pm

3.6mm of rain officially – but there were reports of almost 30 mm in some parts of town in a small period of time ( 20 – 30 mins)

5 pm – temp 34 degrees

6:09pm – 19.7 degrees

Feels like went from 33.6 at 5:30 – 7.7 at 6:09


Several trees and branches down in Kalgoorlie Boulder, one hotel had its sign knocked down – it was a pylon sign….

Debris on roads and flash flooding around pinch points such as Maritana Street, Greame Street and Meldrum avenue. Gribble Creek burst it banks in places and Usher Park East was under water.

Coolgardie had several reports of damage from Tennis Ball hail!

Jayden - Casey Forward - Coolgardie Hail

This includes car and house windows, plus hail through the roof of homes and Solar panels.

The City of Kalgoorlie Boulder council meeting was moved from Kalgoorlie Town Hall to the City Admin building after a window blew in. CKB and Shire of Coolgardie clean up crews have been around overnight – caution is needed today.


10 December 2018

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