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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

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Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning
For people in Northern Rivers Forecast District.

Issued at 8:56 pm Sunday, 16 June 2019.

Severe storms have eased

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.

23mm were recorded in the 10 min to 7:50pm, and an 85km/h wind gust at 7:48pm, at Lismore Airport.

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.
* For emergency help in floods and storms, ring the SES (NSW and ACT) on 132 500.


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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