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Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

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CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING - CANBERRA

Issued at 6:52 pm Saturday, 12 March 2016.

The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms 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.
* 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.


A more general severe thunderstorm warning remains current for the Illawarra,
South Coast, Central Tablelands and parts of the Hunter, Southern Tablelands and
Snowy Mountains districts.

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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