Power was restored just after midnight, leaving multiple flights delayed or cancelled.
‘River City’ wakes to white-out as fog swallows city
Across the city, about 35,000 people lost power yesterday, with 10,000 still unable to turn on the lights this morning.
Heavy rainfall is expected in some regions, with isolated major flooding possible in catchments in southern NSW, northern Tasmania and north-east Victoria.
Winds exceeded speeds of more than 110km/h in some parts of Victoria, with warnings of gusts reaching 130km/h.
There were also reports of flooding in the south-east, and severe weather warnings in place across a number of areas, including the Central Highlands and Dandenong regions.
NSW has been warned to brace for possible severe thunderstorm activity from today.
Heavy rainfall between 45 and 60 mm are possible across the state’s Snowy Mountains and South West Slopes on Thursday.
A flood watch for inland NSW has been issued with possible flooding from Thursday.
There are a number of strong wind warnings for northern parts of Tasmania, as well as several minor flood warnings for the state.
Damaging wind gusts of 80 to 90 km/h are expected overnight on Wednesday.
The bureau has warned of already wet catchments across the flood watch areas, with rivers likely to be responsive to rainfall.
A minor flood warning is current for the Mersey, Meander, North Esk and Macquarie rivers.
The BoM is warning Victorian residents of localized rainfall of up to 60mm tomorrow morning, with thunderstorm activity is expected to increase during the day.