TWO YEARS ago today, Tamworth was lashed by a heavy storm as a massive dust-cloud passed over the city.
Strong winds and sheeting rain came in from the west and left a mark on the region.
The temperature dropped suddenly by close to 10 degrees as a rolling storm and dust-cloud passed over the city.
Wind gusts were recorded as high as 72km/h at the Tamworth airport at 4pm.
Traffic lights in Tamworth at the Marius and Brisbane street intersection were out of order and more than 2200 properties lost power.
Two years later, much of the region is underwater while heavy rain wreacks havoc on the city's major roads.
Tamworth Regional Council has warned anyone needing to use Calala Lane should be aware that it may be impaired from about 4pm on Friday.
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