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21 January 2015

Jervis Bay Items.


Hail and a water spout 1939.

This short article appeared in the Canberra Times in 1939.
The bay is often subjected to large storms, a hot humid day, culminating in a large thunderstorm is quite common over summer.
But, I don’t think I have ever heard of seven and a quarter inch wide hail stones before.


  This photo is from the Denman collection, it shows Owen Street Huskisson and the buildings covered in ice after a hail storm in 1937.


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