A freak afternoon storm caused flash flooding in Melbourne’s CBD and soaked Flemington Racecourse on Oaks Day. The worst of the storm hit about 2 pm, and emergency services received about 200 calls in two hours. Flash floodwaters breached kerbs across the CBD, including in Swanston Street and Chapel Street, Prahran.
We were fortunate in Fairfield, for although we had the storm pass through with lots of spectacular clouds and rain, we did not suffer from any flash flooding or damage to infrastructure and property...
This post is part of the Skywatch Friday meme,
and also part of the Friday Greens meme.