Tuesday: Westerly 30/40 knots. Seas: 4/5 metres. Swell: Westerly 3 metres, increasing to 6/7 metres south of King Island. Wednesday: Westerly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 40 knots early in the morning. Winds turning northwesterly during the day. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the morning, then increasing to 3/4 metres by early evening. Swell: Westerly 5/8 metres, decreasing to 4/6 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 30/40 knots turning westerly in the late morning. Seas: 3/5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres later in the evening. Swell: Westerly 4/6 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms. Possible hail during the evening. Outlook Friday: Westerly 20/30 knots turning south to southwesterly during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres during the evening. Swell: West to southwesterly 2.5/4 metres, increasing to 5/7 metres south of King Island. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms until evening with possible hail.Issued Tue 22:01 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.