Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Sydney, Wollondilly/Wingecarribee and Greater Wollongong areas.

Issued at 9:38 pm Monday, 7 March 2022.


Weather Situation:

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 9:00 pm, very dangerous thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Sutherland, Camden, Campbelltown and Liverpool. These thunderstorms are slow moving. Intense rainfall that may lead to dangerous and life-threatening flash flooding is likely.

86mm observed at Lucas Heights in the 2 hours to 9.30pm.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* Don't walk, ride your bike or drive through flood water.
* If you are trapped by flash flooding, seek refuge in the highest available place and ring 000 if you need rescue.
* Unplug computers and appliances.
* Avoid using the phone during the storm.
* Stay indoors away from windows, and keep children and pets indoors as well.
* For emergency help in floods and storms, ring the SES (NSW and ACT) on 132 500.