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Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for NSW

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Cancellation of
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the Illawarra and South Coast forecast districts.

Issued at 2:49 pm EST on Wednesday 26 August 2015.

HEAVY RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH EAST COAST LOW HAS EASED

Weather Situation
A low pressure centre near Sydney coast is slowly moving northeast away from
the coast and severe weather associated with this system has eased. A trough
associated with the low pressure system is expected to lie through the south
coast later today.

The Severe Weather Warning for the Illawarra and South Coast forecast districts
has been cancelled, 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 drive, ride or walk through flood water.
- Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
- Beware of fallen trees or debris on the road.
For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.
No further warnings will be issued for this event.

This warning is 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 this warning being
broadcast regularly.
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