Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the Illawarra forecast district
Issued at 4:53 pm EST on Thursday 2 July 2015.
A cold front is crossing southeast NSW with strong southwest winds associated. The front will move rapidly away to the east tonight as a high pressure system near Adelaide moves east.
The Severe Weather Warning for the Illawarra forecast district has been cancelled. Damaging winds are no longer expected though winds will remain strong and gusty this evening.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
- Keep clear of fallen power lines.
- Don't drive, ride or walk through flood water.
- Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
- Beware of fallen trees or debris on the road.
For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.
No further warnings will be issued for this event.
This warning is also available through TV and Radio broadcasts; the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 218.
The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate this warning being broadcast regularly.