A car trapped in flash flooding on the corner of East and Derby Sts. Right: More flash flooding in the CBD,.
A car trapped in flash flooding on the corner of East and Derby Sts. Right: More flash flooding in the CBD,. Aden Stokes

Heavens pour down and trap cars in Rockhampton's CBD

A HEAVY storm poured over Rockhampton region yesterday afternoon, causing flash flooding in the CBD streets.

Wind gusts of almost 60km/h were recorded at about 3.35pm, which was the peak of the storm.

However, no rain was recorded in the official bureau gauge at Rockhampton Airport although heavy rain was reported in other parts of the city.

The storm was all over in about 30 minutes.

Hail the size of a 10c piece was reported near Hastings Deering on the Southside but there were no other reports of hail or vehicle incidents.



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