As if we didn’t have enough to worry about today here come the severe winds:
Damaging winds around 50 to 60 km/h with peak gusts of 90 to 100 km/h are forecast for the Southern Tablelands and Australian Capital Territory forecast districts and parts of the Illawarra, South West Slopes and Snowy Mountains forecast districts, with gusts of up to 110 km/h possible around the Alpine peaks.
Wind gusts of 105 km/h observed at Cabramurra AWS about 2pm.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
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— Move vehicles under cover or away from trees.
— Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony.
— Keep clear of fallen power lines.
For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.