Tuesday: Northwesterly 30/40 knots tending west to northwesterly in the late evening. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms with gusty winds. Wednesday: Westerly 25/30 knots, reaching 35/45 knots early in the morning, tending northwesterly in the middle of the day then increasing to 30/40 knots late evening. Seas: 3/5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the morning, then increasing to 3/4 metres later in the evening. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 30/40 knots tending westerly 25/35 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres by early evening. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Westerly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the morning then turning southerly during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Tue 16:07 EST
20:05 EST Homes have been inundated by flash flooding in northern Tasmania just hours after the north-west was pounded by severe winds that left a trail of destruction and caused widespread power cuts.