Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for NSW
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the Snowy Mountains and Australian Capital Territory forecast
Issued at 9:34 pm EDT on Monday 9 December 2013.
WINDS OVER THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS IN THE SOUTHEAST HAVE EASED
A trough over the southwest of NSW, extends over the central parts of the state
this evening moving over northeast NSW tomorrow afternoon. West to
northwesterly winds ahead of the trough, tending southwesterly behind the
trough. Winds over the mountain peaks above about 1500m have eased as the winds
turn west to southwesterly.
The Severe Weather Warning for parts of the Snowy Mountains and Australian
Capital Territory 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