The Gap Microblast – 16 November 2008

On Sunday 16 November at approximately 3pm, an enormous Microblast/Tornado hit Brisbane’s western suburbs – with the worst affected suburbs including The Gap, Keperra, Ferny Grove and Ferny Hills.

Such was the ferocity of the storm not only was there immense property damage totalling in the hundreds of millions of dollars, the community infrastructure was destroyed as well.

Despite the conditions, SES and volunteers from the army and many other organisations, and interstate assistance, worked around the clock to restore electricity, telephone, installation of tarpaulins on the 1000’s of roofs damaged.

Article Source: The Western Echo