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Man Battles Storm to Order McDonald's Drive-Thru in Newcastle

A Newcastle resident battled a rain storm to order McDonald’s at a drive-thru on February 26.

“Maccas really made me work for this one,” Heath Jones posted with the video on Instagram.

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued by the Bureau of Meteorology to residents of Newcastle, warning of large hailstones and heavy rainfall.

Ausgrid reported that the 14,600 homes and businesses in the Hunter region had lost power during the storm. Credit: Heath Jones via Storyful