The Rain Continues For Parts Of NSW

05/10/2018 03:40 PM

A slow moving trough is currently crossing NSW with embedded thunderstorms which will result in widespread rainfall and possible damaging winds.

The NSW SES has received over 342 requests for assistance since the commencement of this weather event from Wednesday. Locations impacted the most include Broken Hill, Lake Macquarie and Bankstown. The majority of jobs relate to fallen trees and branches, minor flooding of properties and damaged/leaking roofs. There are no reports of significant damage or damage to critical public infrastructure at this stage.

The Bureau of Meteorology advised there is a general reduction of heavy rainfall risk this afternoon with steady rainfall across South and Mid Coast.

As rain continues for parts of NSW some places are enjoying some of their best falls in a while. Check out the BoM rainfall map

Learn to prepare your home and business during a storm

For the latest weather warning and rainfall information, refer to the Bureau of Meteorology at www.bom.gov.au/nsw

If you require emergency help due to storm or flash flood damage, call the NSW SES on 132 500. If it is a life-threatening emergency, Call 000 immediately.

SES person using chainsaw, Randwick Sydney

Tree down with SES community volunteer using chainsaw. Randwick, Sydney

Photo of volunteers cleaning up mud slide in windale - Newcastle Area

NSW SES community volunteers cleaning up mud slide in Windale, Newcastle Area. 


Stay informed:

For the latest weather warnings for NSW go to www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings

Keep up to date by following the NSW SES on Facebook or Twitter.

Find out when and how to call NSW SES


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