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An Entire State in Australia Lost Power Following Most Powerful Storm in Decades

(Photo: Australia Bureau of Meteorology) A massive storm—possibly the biggest in over 50 years—swept through South Australia on Wednesday, with lightning striking the country over 21,000 times and knocking out power to 1.7 million. The storm had been predicted, but on Wednesday many of authorities' worst fears were confirmed. Wind gusts alone were reported at up to 75 miles per hour, though more impressive was the hail, which pelted some areas mercilessly.
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