Queensland storm: Man shocked while showering, 60000 homes without power

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Meanwhile, up to 100,000 homes are still without power after the storm packing winds up to 100km per hour caused blackouts across Brisbane area.

Brisbane and Logan were worst hit when the storm swept through at about 6.30 last night.

It was left with no choice but to be out of pocket after 16 hours without power
It was left with no choice but to be out of pocket after 16 hours without power

"[These winds] are considered damaging wind gusts".

Queensland ambulance said the man was said to be conscious and breathing, but suffering from leg pain, and had been taken to the Prince Charles Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. With the Bureau's warning thresholds, anything greater than 90 kilometres per hour is considered damaging and we do see those in severe storms.

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Brisbane was warned to brace for 36 degrees on Sunday but peaked at 34.5, Coolangatta was expecting to reach 33 degrees but fell three short and the Gold Coast was also forecast to hit 33 but only reached 31.6 degrees.

The storm has left about 100,000 homes without power in Brisbane. "Crews are out there but power will not be on in many places 2nite", it said.

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About 55,000 homes in Logan and about 32,000 in Brisbane were plunged into darkness after more than 265,000 lightning strikes were recorded.

Energex confirmed the storm caused massive damage to the network with 500 power lines down, and it will be some time before the power is reconnected.

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Workers managed to get power back on for 78,000 other properties, but Energex warned residents in storm-affected suburbs to be wary and assume any fallen lines were live and stay away.

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