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Marine Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Melbourne

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria Regional Office

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CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING - MELBOURNE AREA

Issued at 3:25 pm Monday, 23 February 2015.

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

There has been reports of hail damage to cars with thunderstorms in the
Colac/Cressy area. Rainfall of around 10-15mm has been recorded so far through
northern parts of the Metropolitan area.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Keep clear of fallen power lines.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* Don't walk, ride your bike or drive through flood water.


A more general severe thunderstorm warning remains current for parts of the
Central, East Gippsland, Northern Country, North Central, North East and West
and South Gippsland districts.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 217. The Bureau and State Emergency
Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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