An extensive clean-up effort is underway after a ferocious storm left a path of destruction across Victoria.
Residents are assessing the damage to cars and properties as thousands of homes remain without power.
Bayside suburbs were hit the hardest.
There have been trees uprooted – smashing into houses and blocking roads, as well as houses torn to shreds, roofs lifting, and ceilings crumbling.
The SES have been run off their feet, receiving nearly 3,000 calls for help.