Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the Snowy Mountains forecast district
Issued at 8:03 pm EST on Saturday 18 April 2015.
Gale-force northwesterly winds about Alpine peaks have eased.
The Severe Weather Warning for the Snowy Mountains forecast district has been cancelled.
Winds averaging 90km/h at times with gusts to about 125 km/h were recorded at Thredbo top station early this afternoon.
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.