BoM issues severe storm warning

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for large hailstones, heavy rainfall and damaging winds.

The affected region includes South Coast, Southern Tablelands, South West Slopes, Snowy Mountains, Australian Capital Territory and parts of Hunter, Metropolitan, Illawarra, Central Tablelands, Central West Slopes and Plains, Riverina, Lower Western and Upper Western Forecast Districts.

Put cars under shelter or move them away from trees. Secure any loose items or outdoor furniture and if powerlines are down, keep well clear.