Highlands News

Severe weather warning in place

bom october 14 2021

A severe weather warning is in place for damaging winds, giant hailstones and heavy rainfall.

According to the map the Coast and Highlands could be in the firing line.

The State Emergency Service has the following advice:

* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony.
* Keep at least 8 metres away from fallen power lines or objects that may be energised, such as fences.
* Report fallen power lines to either Ausgrid (131 388), Endeavour Energy (131 003), Essential Energy (132 080) or Evoenergy (131 093) as shown on your power bill.

Image: Bureau of Meteorology

Tags: storms, thunderstorms, severe weather warning