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Illawarra warned over weekend weather

April 28, 2023 9:08 am in by

The NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) is urging the community to remain vigilant this weekend as heavy rain and strong winds are forecast to impact the Illawarra, and Sydney.  

The Bureau of Meteorology is predicting a low-pressure system to move across Eastern parts of the state from Saturday.  

The low will develop off the central NSW coast late Saturday before moving south, bringing very heavy rainfall to the Illawarra on Sunday.  

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State Duty Commander, Assistant Commissioner Nicole Hogan said flash flooding and landslips were possible, and urged the public to remain vigilant and prepare.  

“It is important to prepare your home and items ahead of this forecast, by tying down loose items, parking your car undercover, away from trees and cutting branches that could cause damage to your home,” she said. 

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