Sydney storm: BoM warns of potential ‘tornado activity’ before thunderstorms and giant hail hit

Bureau of Meteorology issued severe thunderstorm warning for much of the NSW coastline with sustained hail falling on western Sydney

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Residents in greater Sydney bunkered down after being warned of potential “tornado activity” on Thursday afternoon and while that didn’t eventuate the city was hit by a series of thunderstorms that caused flooding, traffic accidents and power outages.

The severe storms also ripped the roof off a Westfield shopping centre at Mount Druitt which resulted in water gushing into stores and the mall before distressed shoppers were evacuated. There were no reports of serious injuries.

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