Flooding and Broken Trees Reported as Parts of Victoria Hit by Heavy Rainfall

Power outages and broken trees were reported in the town of Creswick, Victoria, as parts of the region, including the city of Ballarat, were hit by severe flooding on January 5.

Major flooding was reported in Ballarat as a major thunderstorm warning was in place.

Victoria’s Bureau of Meteorology said there would be intense rainfall, flash flooding, and large hail near Creswick and Ballarat. Credit: Elizabeth Boulton via Storyful

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