Endeavour Energy is asking local residents to prepare ahead for the storm season.
Some helpful tips include putting away loose items like garden furniture, play equipment and building materials that can become airborne during strong winds and damage property or nearby powerlines
It also helps to makesure your electricity retailer has your mobile phone number.
If you lose power for an extended period, they can keep you updated with SMS messages with important safety information and restoration times.
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