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Toowoomba Expects New Year’s Eve Rain, Thunderstorms

Toowoomba Expects New Year's Eve Rain, Thunderstorms

Toowoomba, Dec. 28, 2023 – New Year’s Eve festivities in Toowoomba are under threat as the Bureau of Meteorology warns of showers and thunderstorms. 

Major outdoor events, including those at Clifford Park Racecourse and Toowoomba Speedway, face potential disruptions.

Toowoomba Weather Update and Predictions

The Bureau predicts a 70 percent chance of showers (up to 15mm) on Sunday, with the risk of thunderstorms persisting into New Year’s Eve.

Temperatures are expected between 19-26°C, slightly above December averages but below January norms.

A spokeswoman from the Bureau expressed concern about a low chance of severe storms, bringing heavy rain, lightning, strong winds, and hail.

The probability of severe thunderstorm activity over the weekend, including on New Year’s Eve, is estimated at 10-20 percent.

Events at Clifford Park and Toowoomba Speedway, such as the Toowoomba Turf Club’s Mort and Co King of The Mountain and Lightning Sprints, could be affected. Queens Park’s fireworks remain unaffected.

As the community awaits updates, organisers and attendees are advised to stay informed about evolving weather conditions from the Bureau of Meteorology.

Vic

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