Tree Toppled by Intense Winds Amid Weather Warnings in Melbourne

Powerful winds downed trees across Melbourne amid a severe weather warning issued for parts of Victoria on October 29.

This footage by Instagram user zarzcarpetcleaning shows a large toppled tree blocking a road in the Melbourne suburb of Cranbourne as strong gusts of wind pass through the city.

On Friday morning, the Victorian State Emergency Service (VICSES) said they had received 1,670 requests for assistance in the past 24 hours.

About 148,000 customers were without power on Friday, according to energy provider Powercor. Credit: zarzcarpetcleaning via Storyful

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