Sunday, January 1, 2017

Valley thunderstorm warning cancelled

Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmanian Regional Office


Issued at 9:55 pm Sunday, 1 January 2017.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Upper Derwent Valley, Central North and Central Plateau districts and the warning for these districts is CANCELLED.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should: 
* Avoid driving, walking or riding through flood waters. 
* Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees. 
* Avoid using the telephone during a thunderstorm. 
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines. 
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132500. 

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 216.

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