Man suffers electric shock taking shower during Brisbane storm

Man suffers electric shock taking shower during Brisbane storm

The Q1 skyscraper was hit a number of times on Sunday evening.

Lightning strikes over the Gold Coast on Sunday night.

A Brisbane man suffered an electric shock while taking a shower when lightning struck near his home during a powerful storm in Queensland's southeast.

About 52 Coast properties are still without power, according to Energex spokesman Justin Coomber.

While thousands of concert goers were evacuated from Brisbane's Riverstage before U.S. band Paramore were set to take the stage, with concerns about the heavy rain and amount of lightening strikes above.

More than 130,000 homes were left without power after the storm cleared and while crews worked to reconnect 65,000 homes, some properties in Logan were expected to be offline until tomorrow afternoon. The crowds were housed in the QUT carpark next door before re-entry was organised once the worst of the storm had passed.

"We are doing all the assessments as we go along this morning", Mr Coomber said.

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Haque, who scored centuries in both innings of the drawn first Test in Chittagong , returned without scoring. He hit nine fours in his nearly chanceless knock, facing 94 balls as his teammates struggled in the middle.

With more storms forecast on Monday residents were warned to move cars under cover, be wary of fallen power lines and seek shelter if necessary.

"We still have about 300 down, but we have just had a takeover of Energex crew on the ground replace those working through the night".

Trains were suspended in both directions on the Gold Coast, with further interruptions between Kingston and further south. At the moment Creastmead State School is listed as closed.

The SES received more than 170 callouts for help overnight. There are no storm warnings current for the region.

"Brisbane is most likely to get something today and then the rest of the week it will be a bit further west", she said.

"It's very similar conditions for the south-east that are around today, very hot and there is some instability", Mr Paech said.

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