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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Of Severe Thunderstorm Warning

for Hunter, Metropolitan and Illawarra Forecast Districts.

Issued at 10:23 pm Tuesday, 19 April 2022.

A line of severe thunderstorms has moved off the NSW central coast. No further severe storms expected.

Weather Situation
A line of severe thunderstorms, enhanced by a strong upper level trough, tracked rapidly eastwards across central NSW and has recently moved off the central coast. With the influence of the upper trough moving offshore, no further severe storms are expected.
cancellation of severe thunderstorm warning for the following areas:
Hunter, Metropolitan and Illawarra
Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in NSW and the ACT.
The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
A 106 km/h gust was recorded at Goulburn at 8:11 pm.
A 93 km/h gust was recorded at Nowra at 9:00 pm.
A 93 km/h gust was recorded at Port Kembla at 9:11 pm.
A 104 km/h gust was recorded at Jervis Bay at 9:18 pm.

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.
* Stay vigilant and monitor conditions. Note that the landscape may have changed following bushfires.
* For emergency help in floods and storms, ring the SES (NSW and ACT) on 132 500.

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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