Weather

Severe Weather Warning for NSW

23 August 2019 16:47 EST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

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Cancellation Severe Weather Warning
For people in Northern Rivers and Mid North Coast Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:47 pm Friday, 23 August 2019.

LARGE AND POWERFUL SURF CONDITIONS

A deep low pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea, in combination with a high over southeast Australia, is generating a large and powerful southerly swell along the NSW coast.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in NSW and the ACT.

The immediate threat of severe weather 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.
* Don't walk, ride or drive through flood water.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* Beware of fallen trees or debris on the road.


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.