Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning for NSW


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Detailed Severe Thunderstorm Warning

for Maitland/Cessnock and Greater Newcastle areas.

Issued at 6:30 pm Wednesday, 26 February 2020.

Weather Situation

Warnings for Wednesday 26 February

cancellation detailed severe thunderstorm warning for the following areas:
Maitland/Cessnock and Greater Newcastle
Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting Sydney Newcastle Wollongong or surrounding areas. The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
Cancellation for the following areas:
New South Wales Anonymous Locale 1

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 132 500.
A more general severe thunderstorm warning remains current for the Mid North Coast, North West Slopes and Plains and parts of the Northern Rivers, Hunter, Central Tablelands, Central West Slopes and Plains, Upper Western and Northern Tablelands districts.

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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