Live Video and Updates: Monster Sydney Storm Rolls In

Live Video: A Series of Monster Storms Incoming to Sydney

Breaking News: Monster Storms are rolling into Sydney causing high winds, flash flooding, hail and thousands of lightning strikes per hour.

People are told to stay indoors, secure lose items and avoid travel if possible.

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Sydney Thunderstorm Alert – Hailstones, Heavy Rain and Strong Winds Incoming

Sydney Thunderstorm Alert – Hailstones, Heavy Rain and Strong Winds Incoming

Sydney Thunderstorm alert

Following the storm predictions overnight, the NSW Bureau of Meteorology has now sent out a warning for Sydney and surrounding areas.

Secure lose items, move your car away from trees, keep pets in a safe place and consider travel plans, as the storms roll in over the next few hours.

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The warning is urgent and suggests Sydney will be hit by hailstones, heavy rain, strong winds and lightning.

The Sydney based BOM of NSW says there is a severe thunderstorm warning for the region, including large hail and flash flooding.

“Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce large hailstones, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and damaging winds over the next several hours,” the statement said.

Sydney Storm Warning we gave you last night.

ABC News reports a man was killed in a lightning strike today near Dubbo. A 53-year-old man died after being struck at Geurie Racecourse about 2pm, during a community event in the town.

The storms could interrupt major events tonight, with the Sydney Opera House hosting the opening ceremony of the Invictus Games from 7.30pm. Whilst Homebush is currently hosting the X Games, with organisers pushing the start time back 2-hours forward in anticipation of the incoming storms.

Saturday October 20 2018 Sydney Thunderstorm Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

for LARGE HAILSTONES, HEAVY RAINFALL and DAMAGING WINDS

For people in Metropolitan, Illawarra, Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands and parts of Hunter, North West Slopes and Plains, Central West Slopes and Plains, South West Slopes and Upper Western Forecast Districts.

Issued at 3:53 pm Saturday, 20 October 2018.

A trough is interacting with a humid airmass to produce thunderstorms across much of the state.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce large hailstones, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and damaging winds over the next several hours in parts of the Hunter, Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands, North West Slopes and Plains, Central West Slopes and Plains, South West Slopes and Upper Western districts. Locations which may be affected include Mudgee, Orange, Moree, Narrabri, Walgett, Dubbo, Parkes, Coonabarabran and Lightning Ridge.

Sydney Radar Shows Storms Incoming

Sydney Radar show storms coming in from the west.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding over the next several hours in the Metropolitan, Illawarra and parts of the Hunter, Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands and South West Slopes districts. Locations which may be affected include Gosford, Sydney, Wollongong, Nowra, Katoomba, Goulburn and Yass.

Updates from the BOM of NSW.

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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 at least 8 metres away from fallen power lines or objects that may be energised, such as fences.
* Report fallen power lines to either Ausgrid on 131 388, or Endeavour Energy on 131 003 or Essential Energy on 132 080, as shown on your power bill.
* 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.

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Here’s the latest on the NsW and Sydney Storms from the BOM of NSW:

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours.

Giant hail and destructive winds are possible with thunderstorms over the North West Slopes and Plains, parts of the Upper Hunter, and inland parts of the Mid-North Coast. Locations which may be affected include Port Macquarie, Taree, Armidale, Tamworth, Gunnedah, Moree, Narrabri, Walgett and Lightning Ridge.
4cm hail (golfball-sized) was observed at Narrabri around 3:20pm.
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 at least 8 metres away from fallen power lines or objects that may be energised, such as fences.
* Report fallen power lines to either Ausgrid on 131 388, or Endeavour Energy on 131 003 or Essential Energy on 132 080, as shown on your power bill.
* 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.