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Freak storm causes flash flooding on southern Downs

The storm develops over Warwick.
The storm develops over Warwick. Chris McFerran/SE Qld Weather Photography

WEATHER watchers are reporting a freak storm that formed near Warwick last night and swept across the southern Darling Downs.

There were reports of flash flooding in the wake of the storm, which developed about 10pm.

Jess Ward at Maryvale, East of Warwick near Cunninghams Gap described knee deep flash flooding in neighbours' yards.
Jess Ward at Maryvale, East of Warwick near Cunninghams Gap described knee deep flash flooding in neighbours' yards.

More than 30mm of rain was dumped on Warwick.

Flash flooding was reported in Maryvale.

Topics:  southern downs storm warwick weather



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