Storms in NSW

Storms can happen anytime. This information will help you prepare for severe storms and stay safe in an emergency.

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Prepare your home for storm season

There is a heightened risk of severe weather from October to March. Don't delay – now is the time to prepare your home for storm season.

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Preparing for floods

If you live close to a creek, river, major storm water drains or in a low‐lying area, you may be in a flood-prone area. Make a flood plan to ensure you know what to do in case of an emergency.

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Emergency apps


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BOM Weather

BOM Weather is the Bureau of Meteorology's weather app, giving you accurate weather information at your fingertips.

The BOM weather app includes current conditions, forecasts, warnings and radar.


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Hazards Near Me NSW

Hazards Near Me shows current information about local emergencies, including flood, bushfire and tsunamis, and advice on what to do to stay safe. The app can send you push notifications when there are new incidents or when information changes.


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Live Traffic NSW

Live Traffic NSW provides up-to-the minute news of incidents and conditions that affect your journey in Sydney and Regional NSW.

This app provides you with live updates about traffic incidents and access to live traffic cameras from the Transport Management Centre (TMC).


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Emergency Plus

Save the app that could save your life.

‘Emergency +’ is a national app developed by Australia's emergency services and their government and industry partners, helping people to call the right number at the right time, anywhere in Australia.

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