Storms bring snow to Gippsland

Baw Baw snow 2

A month’s worth of rain in just three days and alpine visitors marooned by almost a metre of snow marked a storm that engulfed Baw Baw over the weekend. Almost 90mm of rain was dumped on the Warragul region between

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Flooding for Garfield

The Tarago River at Robin Hood Reserve was fast flowing on Thursday as much of Baw Baw Shire avoided the forecast deluge of rain.

While much of Baw Baw Shire avoided the forecast deluge of rain late last week, some localised flooding was experienced in the west of the shire and into Cardinia Shire on Thursday. Heavy rain in Garfield saw localised flooding in

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Gust tornado hits Trafalgar

A “gust tornado” ripped down the façade of the old Vic Jeans & Son building, now a memorabilia store, and left a trail of rubble across Waterloo Road in Trafalgar on Saturday afternoon.

A strong gust of wind, described by witnesses as a “mini tornado” hit Trafalgar late Saturday afternoon, ripping down the façade of a Waterloo Rd building. The intense burst of wind at about 5.30pm appeared to rip through the Waterloo

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