Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning
Queensland Regional Office
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CANCELLATION SEVERE WEATHER WARNING
Issued at 3:00 am Saturday, 3 September 2016.
A deep low pressure system over north central New South Wales has moved rapidly
southeastwards overnight, easing the pressure gradient over southern inland
Winds gusts are no longer expected to exceed 90 km/h.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 219. The Bureau and Queensland Fire
and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
Less than 24 hours after two homes were destroyed, caravans were overturned and a teenager was struck by lightning during storms in southern Queensland, more storms are brewing.
Parts of far northwestern New South Wales have been scorching in temperatures in the mid forties, as much as 10 degrees above average.
Victorians who experience breathing difficulties or asthma have been advised to take extra care this evening, with a cool change and thunderstorms predicted for the state.