Wild wind that struck Kyabram hard to classifyJune 4, 2014 3:01am
A strong breeze? A powerful storm? Or possibly a tornado?
The Bureau of Meteorology has been unable to classify the storm that passed through Kyabram on Tuesday night last week.
A bureau spokesman said it could not label the storm as a tornado due to the Yarrawonga radar station being unoperational at the time.
‘‘To get a good idea of the intensity of the storms, you need to look up through the atmosphere at the top of where the storm is and we couldn’t see that,’’ he said.
‘‘Secondly it has a feature called Doppler, which wasn’t operative at the time which gives us an idea if there is a rotation of any of the storm cells.’’
The spokesman said the storm, which travelled down from Echuca, may have been stronger than originally predicted.
‘‘From the damage done, it looks like they were stronger than what our observation sites recorded,’’ he said.
‘‘It could have been some very strong wind down bursts that spread out when they hit the ground or tornadic type weather.’’
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