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Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for TAS


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

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Cancellation Severe Weather Warning
For people in King Island, Furneaux Islands, Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North East, East Coast, North West Coast, Central North, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts.

Issued at 8:10 am Sunday, 16 December 2018.

Weather Situation:A very moist east to northeasterly airstream eases during the morning with a very unsettled, stormy day to follow.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in Tasmania.

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

Please note that there is a chance that isolated, severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall and hail may develop across parts of Tasmania this afternoon and evening. Please monitor the Bureau's web page for any thunderstorm warnings that are issued.

Over the last 24 hours, there has generally been 40 to 70 mm recorded across parts of northeastern Tasmania.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Supervise children closely.
* Do not walk, ride or drive through flood waters.
* Beware of damaged trees and power lines and take care when driving.
* Listen to the ABC radio or check www.ses.tas.gov.au for further advice.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132500.


No further warnings will be issued for this event.

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.
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