Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for NSW
New South Wales
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the Snowy Mountains forecast district.
Issued at 4:45 pm EDT on Tuesday 1 December 2015.
A trough and associated cold front are moving across southern and western New
South Wales today. The strongest winds associated with this system have now
passed over the state's southeast, and conditions are expected to ease further
during the remainder of the day.
The Severe Weather Warning for the Snowy Mountains forecast district has been
cancelled, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings
will be issued if necessary.
Thredbo Top Station recorded gusts to 111 km/h today.
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
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