Storms batter the east coast of Australia with rain, wind, lightning and hail.
THE rain doesn't seem to have deterred many campers this Christmas weekend.
TERRIFIED screams are becoming a common occurrence through the streets of Rockhampton lately as an ugly menace explodes in great numbers.
BREAKING, 4.20pm: SEVERE thunderstorms are likely to produce large hailstones and damaging winds over the next several hours.
SOUTH-EAST Queensland can expect more wild thunderstorms today with flash flooding, damaging winds and large hail all possible this afternoon.