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 10:29 pm Tuesday, 22 October 2013.
Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting the Melbourne Area. While rain and
thunderstorms are still expected over the next hour, the immediate threat of
severe thunderstorms has passed. The situation will continue to be monitored and
further warnings will be issued if necessary.
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 the Central, East
Gippsland, Northern Country, North Central, North East, West and South Gippsland
and parts of the South West and Wimmera 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.