Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning

for Northern Rivers Forecast District.

Issued at 7:20 pm Monday, 18 January 2021.

HEAVY RAINFALL AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE FAR NORTHEAST HAS EASED.

cancellation severe thunderstorm warning for the following areas:
Northern Rivers
Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in NSW and the ACT.
The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
Bentley received 63 mm in 2 hours to 04:15 pm.
Brays Creek received 72 mm in 2 hours to 06:00 pm.
Mullumbimby (Chincogan) received 53 mm in 1 hour to 06:00 pm.

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.
* Stay vigilant and monitor conditions. Note that the landscape may have changed following bushfires.
* For emergency help in floods and storms, ring the SES (NSW and ACT) on 132 500.

No further warnings will be issued for this event.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 210. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
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