A large, damaging tornado struck the communities of Yarrawonga and Mulwala in New South Wales, Australia this morning (U.S. time). This is about 135-140 miles North/Northeast of Melbourne.
The above photo is a screen grab taken from this video posted to facebook.
Another video of the tornado was recently posted to YouTube (note the power flashes, especially toward the end of the short clip):
Stephen Hicks of Yarrawonga took this photo of the tornado as posted to facebook:
Authorities say at least 90 people have been injured, though fortunately most appeared to be "walking wounded".
Damage reports so far include the roof of a post office being removed, as well as widespread tree, powerline and vehicle damage. Large hail also reportedly accompanied the storms that hit the region during the late afternoon and early evening hours (Australian time).
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