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Marine Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning for TAS

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmanian Regional Office

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CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

Issued at 7:29 pm Tuesday, 16 December 2014.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in Tasmania/Antarctica.

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

Hail with 2cm diameter was reported around Hobart at 2:30pm with 7mm of rain
falling in 7 minutes at that time. Further heavy rain and hail fell in Hobart
around 5pm.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Avoid driving, walking or riding through flood waters.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132500.


Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 216. The Bureau and State Emergency
Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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