Severe Thunderstorm Leaves Trail of Destruction in New South Wales

A severe thunderstorm wreaked havoc across Armidale, New South Wales, destroying buildings on the evening of Thursday, October 14.

Ben Abbott said he filmed this footage of his neighbor’s property on October 15. The video shows flattened trees and destroyed buildings in the aftermath of the storm.

Local news reports indicated that a tornado may have touched down in the area. However, the state’s Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) had not confirmed this.

The BOM warned of further storms bringing hail and gusty winds on Friday, in the state’s northeast. Credit: Ben Abbott via Storyful

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