More damaging winds forecast for Illawarra

A man fishing near Hill 60, Port Kembla. Picture: CHRISTOPHER CHAN

A man fishing near Hill 60, Port Kembla. Picture: CHRISTOPHER CHAN

Rock fishers, beware - the Bureau of Meteorology has issued another severe weather warning for damaging winds to affect the Illawarra on Saturday.

Winds around 60 to 65 km/h with peak gusts of 90 km/h are forecast for the district.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should move vehicles under cover or away from trees, secure or put away loose items around the house, yard and balcony, and keep clear of fallen power lines.

The top temperature for Wollongong on Saturday is tipped teach reach 19 before falling to a minimum of 11 overnight.

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

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