New South Wales, Victoria and the ACT could see a “late season severe storm outbreak” in the coming days. 

According to the Bureau of Meteorology, a series of cold fronts are set to sweep through the east of Australia’s and main cities such as Sydney and Melbourne could see heavy showers across the week with a whopping 100mm amount of rain on the cards.

“Mid May is a very unusual time to see severe storms in NSW,” BOM senior forecaster Jake Phillips said.

“It’s due to a relatively large amount of humidity round for this tie of year and a powerful upper level system moving through.”

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