Roof Collapses in Main Street After Strong Gusts Hit State

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A roof collapsed in one of Wollongong’s main city streets on August 18, following extreme windy weather which hit New South Wales.

The New South Wales Bureau of Meteorology reported that winds were recorded between 60-70km/h and over 90km/h on August 18 across the south-easterly and central eastern parts of the state.

According to the Illawarra Mercury, parts of Crown St were closed and diverted after the wild weather brought down trees and roofs. Credit: New South Wales State Emergency Service via Storyful