Sunday , May 29 2022

Severe storm warning issued for Clarence Valley, Coffs Coast


Bureau of Meteorology issued a strong storm warning this afternoon, with the Clarence Valley and the Coffs Coast, in line with hailing potential and abundant rainfall.

Strong BOM storm warnings said storms could produce hailstorms and heavy rain that could lead to flooding in the warning area within the next few hours.

Locations that may be affected include Grafton, Coffs Harbor, Scone, Cessnock, Sawtell and Dorrigo.

The State Emergency Service recommends that people:
* Move the machine under the head.
* Keep up well with creeks and storm spills.
* Do not go, do not ride a bicycle or drive through flood water.
* If you are caught by flash floods, look for refuge in the highest available space and 000 ring if you need to save.
* Disconnect computers and devices.
* Avoid using your phone during the storm.
* Stay indoors, away from the windows, and keep children and pets indoors as well.
* For flood and thunderstorm emergency aid, the SES ring (NSW and ACT) on 132 500.

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