Perth’s driver captures the moment when light rain turns into a downpour, while huge trees are destroyed by the wind

Incredible moment unsuspecting drivers were caught in a wild storm after seemingly pleasant weather changed in an instant

  • Perth drivers are caught in a freak storm as trees fly across the path of cars
  • The dashcam footage captured as light rain turns into a downpour
  • Drivers had to climb curbs to prevent huge trees from being destroyed by high winds


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Unsuspecting drivers are caught in a terrifying storm after the weather suddenly changes, sending hail and torrential rain pouring onto the road.

Dashcam footage captured in Perth in Western Australia shows what appears to be normal rain with just a little bit of water.

The weather then turns to the worst, when suddenly a torrential downpour begins, destroying trees and suddenly flooding roads.

The driver drives forward in sheets of heavy rainfall, breaking trees and flying into the vehicle’s path.

Fortunately, the motorist is able to stop, narrowly missing branches that land in the vehicle’s path and a stray umbrella flying across the road in the footage filmed on February 28 last year.

The driver tries to turn around and escape the storm, but the huge amount of water continues to fall on the car.

Unsuspecting drivers are caught in a frenzied storm as light rain turns into a downpour on Perth's roads in seconds

Unsuspecting drivers are caught in a frenzied storm as light rain turns into a downpour on Perth’s roads in seconds

Trees were ripped from the ground during the storm, preventing drivers from moving on suburban roads

Trees were ripped from the ground during the storm, preventing drivers from moving on suburban roads

Trees were ripped from the ground during the storm, preventing drivers from moving on suburban roads

Other motorists maneuver carefully around residential roads as the water quickly fills the curb.

While the motorist drives on, we see leaves and branches on the road.

A huge tree can also be seen blocking half of the passage as the driver is forced to climb the curb to continue.

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