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Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning for NSW


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

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Cancellation Detailed Severe Thunderstorm Warning
For people in Blue Mountains/Hawkesbury, Maitland/Cessnock, Greater Newcastle, Gosford/Wyong, Sydney, Wollondilly/Wingecarribee and Greater Wollongong areas.

Issued at 1:15 am Saturday, 18 November 2017.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting Sydney Newcastle Wollongong or surrounding areas. The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

32.6mm of rainfall measured in 30 minutes at Robertson to 7:35pm Friday. Most fell in 15 minutes.

55mm of rainfall measured in 60 minutes at Mount Kembla to 9pm Friday.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Keep clear of fallen power lines.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* Don't walk, ride your bike or drive through flood water.
* For emergency help in floods and storms, ring the SES (NSW and ACT) on 132 500.


Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 218. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
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