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Tornado, tennis-ball-sized hail batters Australia, no fatalities reported

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

SYDNEY, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Residents in Australia's southeast Queensland (QLD) State are accessing the damage on Friday, after huge rainfall, tennis-ball-sized hailstones and a tornado tore through the region Thursday.
A QLD State Emergency Service spokesperson told Xinhua the agency responded to around 330 calls overnight "mainly for fallen trees, damaged rooftops and flooding inside houses where windows have broken."
Striking in a predominantly rural location around the areas Gympie (170 km n ...

 

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