Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for NSW


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Severe Weather Warning

for Northern Rivers and Northern Tablelands Forecast Districts.

Issued at 10:01 pm Wednesday, 6 January 2021.

THE THREAT OF HEAVY RAINFALL ABOUT THE NORTHERN RIVERS HAS EASED

Weather Situation
A low pressure trough over eastern New South Wales is bringing a humid and unsettled air mass into northeastern parts of the state.
cancellation severe weather warning for the following areas:
Northern Rivers and Northern Tablelands
Severe weather is no longer occurring in NSW and the ACT.
The potential for widespread heavy rainfall in northeast NSW has reduced, however the potential for localised heavy falls with thunderstorms will persist overnight, and severe thunderstorm warnings will be issued if required.
A Flood Watch for RIVERINE FLOODING is current for the Richmond-Wilsons, Orara and Bellinger Rivers.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Keep clear of fallen power lines.
* Don't walk, ride or drive through flood water.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* Beware of fallen trees or debris on the road.
* Stay vigilant and monitor conditions. Note that the landscape may have changed following bushfires.

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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