The Wimmera and Grampians regions experienced four seasons in one day on Thursday as a trough of stormy weather careened across the countryside.
Funnels and windspouts were visible in from Stawell to Horsham, rain lashed the towns.
Witnesses described rain bucketing down, and landspouts popping up on the horizon.
It makes the second time in as many weeks the region has seen wild weather, with a suspected tornado appearing near Horsham on Sunday 3 October.
According to the Bureau of Meteorology, wild weather events like tornadoes and landspouts are not uncommon in Australia.
They typically occur in late spring and summer, and winter tornadoes can often be seen along southern coastlines. Sightings are common, but many occur in remote areas and go unreported.
Tornadoes form in severe thunderstorms when there are intense winds that turn and strengthen with height.
Landspouts don't need thunderstorms to form, are generally much less severe than tornadoes and often look like slender tornadoes.
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