Severe weather warning issued for the ACT and surrounding region


The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the ACT, which is likely to produce damaging winds, large hailstones and heavy rain over the next several hours, particularly for the Canberra CBD.

Winds are likely to reach 60 – 70 km/h gusting to 100km/h.

There will be a high concentration of pollens in the air as well which may cause breathing difficulties for asthma sufferers.