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Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Canberra

5 February 2019 00:18 EDT

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

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Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Canberra
For people in Canberra and Queanbeyan.

Issued at 12:18 am Tuesday, 5 February 2019.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting Canberra and Queanbeyan.

The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

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 659 218. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.