Sydney’s upper north shore has been hit with two-centimetre hailstones and there are reports that trees have fallen as thunderstorms hit Sydney’s north and Central Coast on Thursday.
The NSW Bureau of Meteorology issued a warning on Thursday afternoon for severe thunderstorms, which were detected on the weather radar near Gosford, Woy Woy, Mona Vale and Terrey Hills at 5.35pm.
“These thunderstorms are moving towards the east to northeast. They are forecast to affect Palm Beach, Wyong and waters off The Entrance by 5:50pm and waters off Norah Head, waters off Palm Beach, Toukley and Gorokan by 6:05 pm,” the Bureau said.
Forecaster Jiwon Park said there was a report of two-centimetre hail falling at Normanhurst during the storm, which was still affecting the northern beaches at 6pm.