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Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for NSW


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

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Cancellation Severe Weather Warning
For people in Northern Rivers, Mid North Coast, Hunter, Metropolitan, Illawarra, South Coast, Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands, North West Slopes and Plains, Central West Slopes and Plains, South West Slopes, Riverina, Lower Western, Upper Western, Snowy Mountains, Australian Capital Territory and Northern Tablelands Forecast Districts.

Issued at 5:08 am Sunday, 13 May 2018.

A deep, slow-moving low pressure system is slowly moving east over the central Tasman Sea. Conditions along the New South Wales coast will continue to ease as the low moves further away.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in NSW and the ACT.

The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Keep clear of fallen power lines.
* Don't walk, ride or drive through flood water.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* Beware of fallen trees or debris on the road.


No further warnings will be issued for this event.

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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