Hailstones Rain Down as 'Freak' Storm Hits New South Wales

New South Wales emergency services launched a “large-scale multi-agency response” after a supercell storm hit parts of the state’s North Coast on October 20.

Footage from Coffs Harbour shows large hailstones raining down.

9News described the storm as a “freak weather event,” and reported that 400 people were evacuated when the roof of a shopping center in the Coffs Harbour suburb of Toormina collapsed under the weight of water.

7News reported that 50 mm of rain fell in the space of an hour in the Coffs Harbour area. Credit: Aloisia Fenyes via Storyful

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