Westerly 5/10 knots tending northwesterly at 10/15 knots during the morning before increasing to 15/20 knots later in the day or tonight. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots increasing to 25/35 knots in the morning then tending westerly 15/25 knots in the late afternoon. Outlook Friday: Westerly 15/20 knots. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms with hail. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the afternoon.Issued Wed 05:17 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.