Shoalhaven News

Nowra copped another drenching

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The severe thunderstorm that hammered the Shoalhaven, Illawarra, Southern Highlands and Sydney over night has claimed the life of a man at the Rocks...

Police say strong winds caused a gas bottle to become airborne, striking and killing the 37 year old...

Lightning lit up the sky as the storm passed through with strong winds reaching more than 80k's in Nowra and nudging 70 kmph at Moss Vale..

Hail was reported in a number of places... from tennis ball sized in Mittagong to pea sized in Wollongong...

Hundreds of homes were left without power and have since been restored...

51 mills fell in the space of an hour in Nowra...almost 22 mills at Moss Vale between 3pm and 11.

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