Thank you to emergency services workers

Issued: 16 December 2015

Thank you to the emergency services workers who have protected and assisted the community during today's wild weather.

These were extremely dangerous circumstances and left some properties severely damaged.

The NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) is responding to about 440 requests for assistance across Sydney, mostly in Kurnell, Maroubra, Port Botany and Bondi.

At Kurnell, Fire & Rescue NSW has contained residual oily water that has overflowed from stormwater pits at the Caltex facility and is continuing to monitor the situation.

Summer is one of the busiest times of year for emergency services and they will to monitor thunderstorm activity.

For all emergency help in floods and storms, ring the NSW SES on 132 500.