A severe weather warning for damaging winds has been issued for people in the Snowy Mountains.
The warning was issued on Wednesday, with a slow-moving low pressure trough scheduled to approach Alpine areas on Thursday morning.
Damaging winds around 80 km/h with peak gusts of 130 km/h are forecast for elevated parts of the Snowy Mountains forecast district above 1900 metres.
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.