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Flash flooding leads to bins floating down street as wild weather hits Melbourne

One shopping centre roof collapsed after storms lashed the area.

A short, sharp burst of rain has led to flash flooding in Melbourne, with footage showing the moment a number of bins floated down one inner-east street.


Just past 6pm AEDT, a downpour hit parts of Victoria, following rain earlier in the day.


Footage taken by 6 News showed multiple bins floating down one street, with one resident telling of water levels "higher than ankle-deep."


Trams were affected as the water continued to hit, however, most vehicles seemed to get through without any major issues.


Earlier in the day, a shopping centre roof in Point Cook collapsed after storms lashed the area.


Channel 7 reported that an emergency warning was issued for "Werribee, the area northwest of Werribee and the area south of Werribee," with residents told to stay indoors.


Watch the full video here.