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.
Storm-force winds forecast to hit South Australia this week will be the strongest the state has had in more than 50 years, the weather bureau has warned.
Heavy rains across New South Wales have farmers reassessing possible machinery purchases despite their still expressing interest in new equipment.
Australia's tropics are acting like it's already the wet season, even though September is technically the final month of the dry.