In this July 4, 2016 photo, a tornado forms in a field in the small town of Banda, in the northern state of Queensland.
In this photo, an air-borne tornado crosses a road on a highway near Banda in the southern state of South Australia.
In the July 4 photo, air-traffic controllers at Brisbane Airport are pictured during a tornado warning for the city.
The Australian Bureau of Meteorology says that on July 4 2016, the maximum wind speed in Brisbane was 1.7 kilometres per hour.
This was 1km/h faster than the previous record of 1.3 kilometres/h, set on March 4, 2018.