Nowra was lashed by wind gusts up to 122 km/hour, the strongest in the state, yesterday at around 5pm.
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The storm that followed brought 38mm of torrential rain, lightning, thunder, light hail and wind to the surrounding region.
Nowra SES volunteers were called out on about a dozen jobs last night, mainly dealing with fallen trees.
“The storm was fairly intense for a short period,” SES spokesman Mark Kielly said.
“The strong winds, brought trees down on roofs
“We had several trees down in Kangaroo Valley.”
SES volunteers were also called out to Culburra, Callala Bay and Sanctuary Point.
The front has moved north, and calmer conditions are predicted for the next 24 hours.
There are scattered showers forecast today.
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