Marine Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Victoria Regional Office
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CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
Issued at 4:56 pm Tuesday, 21 March 2017.
Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring over northwest in Victoria.
Rain areas and isolated thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are still expected
across parts of Victoria on Tuesday evening and a seperate Severe Weather
Warning remains current.
The threat of severe thunderstorms over northwest Victoria has passed, but the
situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if
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.
Evacuations have been ordered in coastal towns and communities of the Whitsundays and Burdekin council areas in north Queensland as Tropical Cyclone Debbie bears down, with authorities warning of damaging tidal surges.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie continues to strengthen over the Coral Sea as Queensland residents prepare for destructive weather in the days ahead.
Hot and humid conditions will affect Adelaide through today and into the early hours of Monday.