Tuesday: Northwesterly 30/40 knots turning westerly in the evening. Seas: Around 4 metres. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres offshore. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms with gusty winds. Wednesday: Westerly 25/30 knots, reaching 35/40 knots early in the morning, turning northwesterly in the late morning then increasing to 30/35 knots late evening. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres offshore. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 30/40 knots turning westerly 25/35 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 3/5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres later in the evening. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore at night with possible hail. Outlook Friday: Westerly 20/30 knots turning south to southwesterly 15/25 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore in the morning with possible hail.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.