Friday, October 25, 2019

Severe weather warning cancelled

Bureau of Meteorology


Cancellation Severe Weather Warning

For people in Furneaux Islands, Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North East, East Coast, Central North, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts.

Issued at 3:29 pm Friday, 25 October 2019.

DAMAGING WINDS NO LONGER EXPECTED

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Weather Situation: Northwesterly winds across Tasmania are slowly moderating as a cold front moves away to the east.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in Tasmania.

The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

In the past 6 hours the following wind gusts have been observed: 120 km/h Maatsuyker Island, 117km/h Cape Bruny and 107 km/h Scotts Peak.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should: 
* Supervise children closely. 
* Do not walk, ride or drive through flood waters. 
* Beware of damaged trees and power lines and take care when driving. 
* Listen to the ABC radio or check www.ses.tas.gov.au for further advice. 
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132500. 

No further warnings will be issued for this event.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 210. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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