Severe storm warning for Wednesday
SEVERE thunderstorms with potentially large hailstones and damaging winds are expected to hit the Northern Rivers with the hour.
The Bureau of Meteorolgy has issued a severe storm warning for Lismore, Ballina, Casino, Kyogle, Alstonville and Evans Head.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
- Move your car under cover or away from trees.
- Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony.
- Keep clear of fallen power lines.
- 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.