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Marine Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria Regional Office

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CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

Issued at 6:19 pm Tuesday, 23 December 2014.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in Victoria.

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 SES advises that rainfall run-off into waterways in recent fire affected
areas may contain debris such as soil, ash, trees and rocks. People in fire
affected areas should also be alert to the potential for landslide and debris on
roads.
Recent fire affected areas include - Yalmy and Brodribb River, the Upper reaches
of the Delegate River. The Snowy River Estuary and low lying farm land at
Jarrahmond, Bete Belong, Orbost and Marlo, parts of the Bemm and Timbarra River
catchments.

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.


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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