Weather officials are urging people in New South Wales to brace for more risky winds, large hailstones and heavy rainfall.
The Bureau of Meteorology in New South Wales warned the people of the country of "damaging winds, large, possibly giant hailstones and heavy rainfall".
Streets were also covered in hailstones as drivers attempted to navigate through areas that were impacted by flash-flooding.
Federal politician Anthony Byrne shared a heartbreaking picture of a cockatoo he found in his garden that had been "smashed" in the Canberra hailstorm today. The storms were forecast to hit Sydney late on Monday, prompting No. 2 airline Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd to cut some flights, the company said in an email.
An enormous dust storm swept through NSW's Central West over the weekend, bringing premature darkness and blanketing communities in a thick coat of red dust.
The storm caused a spike in calls to the ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA), which reported a stunning 1,900 calls for assistance before the day was over - almost double the previous record for one storm event. The agency said that the calls came in after mid-day.
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It remained open to visitors on Monday despite the damage with a spokeswoman saying "our collection is safe".
Campbell Fuller from the Insurance Council of Australia tells Chris Smith the recent hail storms have caused significant damage.
It's an epic case of weather whiplash, and while these rains are helping firefighters gain control of some of the fires and even extinguish many of them, they're not going to end the drought or remove the bush-fire danger entirely during the rest of the summer there.
The temperature in Victoria is set to climb into the mid-30 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit) range on Wednesday amid fierce winds, prompting extreme weather warnings in the western parts of the state, where authorities say "new start" fires will be hard to contain.
In the past, Australia has not yet dealt with the fire in the jungles that another disaster has occurred in the country.
Parkes recorded 14.4mm of rain due to the wild weather, but without more rainfall dust storms like these may continue, Mr Notara said.
Fires have now destroyed more than 2,600 homes since September, and 28 people have died, along with hundreds of millions of animals. He adds, "Instead of an ecosystem taking a decade, it may take a century or more to recover, all assuming we don't get another fire season of this magnitude soon".