Strong Wind and Rain Lash Parts of Victoria Amid Weather Warnings

Intense wind and rain lashed parts of Victoria on the evening of October 28, amid severe weather warnings.

This footage, filmed by Leisha Spowart, shows heavy rain and wind gusts hitting a suburban street in Bendigo, Victoria.

The state’s Bureau of Meteorology issued a weather warning on Thursday, cautioning of damaging winds and hail.

On Friday morning, the Victorian State Emergency Service (VICSES) said they had received 1,670 requests for assistance in the past 24 hours.

According to energy provider Powercor, about 148,000 customers were without power, with Bendigo among one of the worst affected areas. Credit: Leisha Spowart via Storyful

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