A tree has come down on a fence at a property in Raceview.
A tree has come down on a fence at a property in Raceview.

Thousands without power after storm passes through

A TRAMPOLINE has ended up on powerlines and trees have come down across Raceview after a large

storm swept across the region this afternoon.

 

Trampoline caught in powerlines at Raceview.
Trampoline caught in powerlines at Raceview.

More than 6700 people have lost power and a number of traffic lights were down across the region.

Some roads were also closed, Including Whitehill Rd, with debris strewn across streets.

A number of diversions are in place. The roof of The Fairy Shack has come off at Silkstone.

The roof of The Fairy Shack in Silkstone is damaged.
The roof of The Fairy Shack in Silkstone is damaged.

Motorists are urged to take care and drive to the conditions. State Emergency Services had

responded to 42 jobs as of 6pm, after the storm had passed.

 

More to come...



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