In a Half hour period this evening we had another 30mm of rainfall and it has steadily continued throughout the evening accompanied by magnificent lightning and thunderstorms... and I mean wall and window rattling thunder.
The Bureau of Meterology is now saying that the storms and rainfall are to intensify throughout the night.
All the rivers and townships that were in flood last month are again on high alert for rising flood waters
Our capital city of Melbourne is being hit by major flash flooding in the CBD and many suburbs have recieved over 100mm of rainfall already with houses being flooded and people being moved to emergency evacuation centres.
58 people have had to be rescued from their cars attempting to drive through flood waters.
Public transport systems are in chaos.
The emergency services are stretched to the max with over 2000 calls for assistance in the past 4 hrs.
Power outages are occuring due to the intense lightning and storm activity.
Freeways in the city are turning into rivers.
I'm about to open a bottle of strong liquor....
As we could be in for a very long night.
Your more than welcome to strap on your wet weather gear and join me.
Keep Drinking I need all the corks I can get...