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More super cell storms to hit Sydney

A violent supercell storm hit Sydney yesterday causing havoc across the city.

Heavy rain and high winds forced Sydney Airport to halt takeoffs and landings for a period of time.

Wind gusts peaked at 122km per hour in Nowra and hit almost 100km per hour on Sydney Harbour.

Steve Price speaks with SES Spokesperson Karolina Marks to find out how bad the storm was and if any more are on their way.

“We had many requests for assistance, mostly they were for fallen trees and branches but also damage to buildings, parts of roofs and minor power outages.

“It was quite widespread, we had 385 jobs, there were 136 across Sydney, so we had jobs in Woolhara and Blacktown but across the state also in Bathurst and Cootamundra mainly.

“We are preparing for more thunderstorms today however they are expected mostly across the northern part of the state but with the potential for more supercell storms that may develop. gusty winds, large hail and heavy rainfall.”

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Image thanks to Glenn from Sutherland

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