Marine Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning for TAS
Tasmanian Regional Office
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CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
Issued at 2:41 pm Sunday, 15 May 2016.
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.
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.
About 70,000 people in South Australia are still without power after wild weather plunged the state into darkness, although the lights are back on in Adelaide's metropolitan area.
The severe weather storm will continue to move across Victoria today, bringing heavy rains and wind gusts of up to 90 kilometres per hour.
Tasmanians are being warned to prepare for wind and rains forecast to lash the state on Thursday.