The Melbourne Tornado of 2015 Takes Social Media by Storm

A freak afternoon storm caused flash flooding in Melbourne’s CBD and soaked Flemington Racecourse on Oaks Day. The Melbourne Tornado of 2015 takes Social Media by Storm.

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    Vision from Melbourne’s Federation Square

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    Storm chaser Chris Stone's photo, taken about 1.50pm in Tullamarine, shows an ominous grey column descending from a storm cloud above.

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    A female punter has stripped down to her underwear on Ladies Day and run around the lawn as Flemington was hit by a huge storm on Oaks Day

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    There was an Actual TORNADO WARNING for Melbourne

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    Other Twitter users posted their own pics of the tornado, which are yet to be verified

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    And more Shocking pictures

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    Not all were taking the Tornado Threat Seriously

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    Melbourne-Sydney Rivalry

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    Even storm chasers were on the scene

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    Melbourne, where the weather is so indecisive even natural disasters don't know what to do!

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    Bureau of Meteorology cancelled its tornado warning at 3 PM and life went back to normal

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    Carnage created by Melbourne's Tornado

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    New tourism tagline for Victoria!

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    And Tornado Shelters

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    It lasted for .... Well, a few minutes

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    The Melbourne tornado even had time to set up its own Twitter account

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    Everyone Freaked Out

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    Leaves hipsters devastated

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    We Will Rebuild

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    The Cleanup Begins

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