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Queensland storm: Man shocked while showering, 60000 homes without power

12 February 2018

Further north in Logan, 58,000 properties were left in the dark, with Energex still working to get the power back on to 46,000 homes and business there12 hours later.

Brisbane and Logan were worst hit when the storm swept through at about 6.30 last night.

Residents at Boonah, on the Scenic Rim, posted images of hailstones the size of tennis balls and forecasters said 90km/h wind gusts were recorded at Amberley, Redcliffe, Inner Beacon, Redlands and Archerfield.

A man has been shocked while taking a shower after lightning struck nearby his house in Ferny Grove in Brisbane's north-west during a powerful south-east Queensland storm.

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He was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

"But for Brisbane itself over many years we've seen winds higher than this".

The Bureau of Meteorology has warned that a "possibly severe" thunderstorm could hit later in the day in the Brisbane area.

COAST residents are still without power following a freak storm that ripped through South-east Queensland overnight.

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Parts of south-east Queensland have fallen short of the maximum temperatures forecast by the weather bureau, with severe storms rolling in late on Sunday afternoon.

Fix crews were scrambling to restore power to about 57,000 properties that remained without power after destructive winds, gusting beyond 100km/h in some places, downed hundreds of power lines across the region.

Ms Clinton warned motorists to be wary on the roads in the aftermath of the storm.

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Queensland storm: Man shocked while showering, 60000 homes without power