Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning
New South Wales
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CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING - CANBERRA
Issued at 7:53 pm Saturday, 24 December 2016.
Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting Canberra and Queanbeyan. 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
A more general severe thunderstorm warning remains current for the North West
Slopes and Plains and parts of the Hunter, Central Tablelands, Central West
Slopes and Plains, Upper Western and Northern Tablelands 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.
Cattle stations in the Kimberley region of Western Australia have had an extremely wet start to 2017.
Thousands of properties are without power in South Australia, with Adelaide being the hardest hit, after a storm front crossed the state last night.
Adelaide is having the wettest summer to date in more than half a century.