The Bureau of Meteorology has again issued a severe weather warning for damaging winds, with Kiama and Nowra affected.
The bureau warns that winds averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 90 km/h are possible from early Wednesday morning for the warning area, which encompasses Kiama and Nowra.
The winds are expected due to an approaching cold front that will generate a "vigorous northwesterly flow" across the state from Tuesday evening, July 27.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
- Move vehicles 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
- Trees that have been damaged by fire are likely to be more unstable and more likely to fall
- 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
- Stay vigilant and monitor conditions. Note that the landscape may have changed following bushfires
- For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500
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