Update: Parts of Horsham and the Mallee were inundated with rain as a severe weather system rolled through Victoria.
The Bureau of Meteorology recorded 14.2mm of rain overnight, with the majority falling between 7.30pm to 4.30am. Longerenong also recorded 11.4mm overnight.
The rainfall comes as temperatures hovered at or above 30°C for several days. Wednesday 32.3°C, Thursday 37.3°C, Friday 29.9°C, Saturday 34.9°C and Sunday 30.5°C.
Earlier: Secure the trampoline and batten down the hatches as the weather could get wild overnight.
The Bureau of Meteorology issued a severe weather warning for residents in the Mallee, South West, Northern Country, North Central and Wimmera Forecast Districts at 7.30pm on Sunday evening.
The Bureau warned of damaging winds and heavy rainfall in the aforementioned regions as a severe thunderstorm moves across the state, with wind gusts of almost 100km/h recorded in Horsham at 7.13pm.
Early today sections of the state were inundated with rain Casterton recording 10mm in nine minutes and Ballarat recording 22mm in the 30 minutes.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
The next warning is due to be issued by 10.30pm.
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