Brisbane Airport Battered by Tornado as Thunderstorms Hit Queensland

The airport in Brisbane, Queensland, was battered by a tornado on October 22 as thunderstorms rolled over the city.

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology confirmed the tornado just after 1 pm local time, adding that “very dangerous thunderstorms” were impacting areas across the south-east of the state.

The airport, which saw 101 millimetres of rain, said the impact of the “severe storm activity” was being assessed. Credit: Kelly Hetherington via Storyful

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