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.
An impressive area of thunderstorms swept across the southwest of the country last night.
The nation's capital has rewritten the record books this morning, producing a May-like morning in February.
Tropical Cyclone Alfred has weakened to a tropical low as it nears landfall on the Gulf of Carpentaria's southern coast, but the Bureau of Meteorology warned the weather system remained powerful.