Homes Without Power And Trains Delayed As Rain Continues

6pm update


28 November 2018

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Some areas across Sydney are still without power, with Ausgrid releasing a new update regarding this afternoon's storm.

Correct as of 5.45pm, the main impacted areas include parts of the Sydney CBD, Glaston, Engadine, Milsons Point, Mosman, Sefton, Bankstown, Castle Cove, Roseville, Wahroonga and several other isolated areas.

More than 8,000 customers were without power earlier in the day, with 1,500 currently impacted by the outages.

Damaging winds and rain are predicted for this evening, with additional crews brought in to respond to outages.

Ausgrid have also issued a reminder not to approach fallen trees or storm debris, as they may be concealing hazards such as fallen power lines.

Two underground substations were flooded in the Sydney CBD, with crews pumping out the substations and working on repairs earlier today.

Meanwhile, in terms of public transport, the following train lines have been impacted by today's weather:

  • T1 North Shore Line
  • T1 Western Line
  • T2 Inner West & Leppington Line
  • T3 Bankstown Line
  • T8 Airport & South Line
  • Central Coast & Newcastle Line

Buses are currently replacing Parramatta River ferries due to the weir overflowing.

The following roads have also been affected by flash flooding, fallen trees and wires:

  • Castle Cove: All southbound lanes of Eastern Valley Way are closed at Boundary Street.
  • Oxford Falls: Oxford Falls Road is closed between Wakehurst Parkway and Avoona Road
  • Berkshire Park: Stony Creek Road/ St Marys Road is closed between Stanley Street and Richmond Road
  • Schofields: Grange Avenue is closed in both directions between Argowan Road and Richmond Road
  • Annangrove: Blue Gum Road is closed in both directions at Blue Gum Creek
  • Maralya: McClymonts Road is closed in both directions
  • Trafflc lights are blacked out or flashing yellow in areas including North Narrabeen, Cheltenham, Mascot and Chippendale.

 

 

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