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Feb 11: STORM LASHES Toowoomba – Blackout most of the evening

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When the clouds get dark in Toowoomba these days we check the Bureau of Meteorology’s website to see what’s in store … Last year’s floods have made us sensitive to potential disasters. Today we checked BOM at 6.00pm as a storm appeared to be coming in from the west …

BOM Website 6.00.41sec 11-02-2012

Within a half an hour a severe thunderstorm hit Toowoomba and caused a power blackout lasting 3.5 hours. Just as well the MACs were charged …

Doug and Victoria caught out after storm blacks out electricity

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  1. Thank goodness for MACs. Very romantic MAC and candles.

    Jan Ramsay

    February 11, 2012 at 6:47 pm

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