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Queensland BOM forecast predicts fast and furious thunderstorms for south-east

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Homeowners are being warned to brace for another series of destructive storms with damaging winds, heavy rain and hail this afternoon across south-east Queensland.

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The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) said the thunderstorms could be similar to the wild weather that damaged homes and tore off roofs earlier this month in Springfield Lakes, south-west of Brisbane.

The “catastrophic” storm left some homes unliveable and led to hundreds of insurance claims an hour with insurers estimating the damage bill to reach over $100 million.

BOM forecaster Rosa Hoff said the brewing trough from New South Wales would head into Queensland from midday, affecting regions east of Toowoomba and along the coastal strips.

The band of storms are expected to be…



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