Severe weather warning: gale force winds

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for the South Coast of NSW, with gale force winds expected to hit Eden on Friday evening.

A low pressure system is forecast to develop east of Bass Strait on Friday morning, bringing winds of an average 65km/h with it.

Winds may peak at up to 100km/h, with heavy rain expected to intensify on Friday evening.

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 clear of fallen power lines.

For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.

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