Severe Weather Warning


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Severe Weather Warning
for damaging winds
for people in the Snowy Mountains forecast district

Issued at 5:12 pm EST on Monday 4 May 2015.


Weather Situation

Gusty frontal system is expected to move across New South Wales on Tuesday, reaching southern ranges late Tuesday afternoon or evening.

DAMAGING WINDS around 70 km/h with peak gusts of 110 km/h are forecast for higher peaks above 1900m in the Snowy Mountains forecast district.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:

  • Move vehicles under cover or away from trees.
  • Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony.
  • Keep clear of fallen power lines.

For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.

The next warning will be issued by 11:00 pm EST Monday.

This warning is also available through TV and Radio broadcasts; the Bureau's website at or call 1300 659 218.

The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate this warning being broadcast regularly.