The Weather Platform & The Australian Government Bureau Of Meteorology have detected severe thunderstorms within the Sydney Basin. For warnings outside this area see bom.gov.au.
TIME & LOCATION:
Accurate as of 3:16am AEDT Tuesday 24th May 2017. This warning expires in 24hrs unless specified. Right now & within the next 10 minutes to 8 hours the areas that may be affected include:
Bankstown, Blacktown, Eastern Suburbs, Fairfield, Hills District, Hornsby, Hurstville, Liverpool, Northern Suburbs, Parramatta, Penrith, Strathfield, Sutherland & Sydney.
MACARTHUR: Campbelltown, Camden & Wollondilly.
GREATER WOLLONGONG: Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama.
SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS: Bowral, Bundanoon, Mittagong, Moss Vale & Robertson.
CENTRAL COAST: Gosford, Mangrove Mtn, Norah Head, Terrigal, The Entrance & Wyong.
GREATER NEWCASTLE: Newcastle, Cessnock, Maitland, Lake Macquarie & Port Stephens.
UPPER HUNTER: Dungog, Muswellbrook, Scone & Singleton.
BLACK= Immediate Threat
RED= Warning area within 1-3 hours
BLUE= Possible Supercell
POTENTIAL WEATHER SITUATION: .Gale force winds greater than 63km/h; .Wind gusts greater than 90km/h; .Heavy rain which may lead to flash flooding; .Hail greater than 2cm in diameter; .High intensity lightning; .Tornadoes; .Abnormally high tides; .Dangerous beach & surf conditions; .Blizzards.
PLAN, SAFETY & ACTION: .Always call 000 in an emergency; .SES: 132 500; .1300 659 215 for info about warnings; .Keep clear of powerlines, energised objects, creeks & drains; .If you’re trapped in flood waters, seek refuge to the highest point; .Don’t drive, ride or walk through flood waters; .Move vehicles under cover & away from trees; .Secure or put away loose items around the property; .Unplug electrical appliances; .Avoid using the phone during a storm; .Stay indoors with children & pets, away from windows and unstable objects.
Warnings are also available via
OfficialCoggie.Wix.Com/WeatherPlatform, TV & radio. #weatherplatform #weather #sydney #australia #lightning #storm #summer #beach #surf #sun #nature