Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for TAS
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the North West Coast, Central Plateau, East Coast and South East
Issued at 10:12 am EDT on Friday 6 March 2015.
A moderating southwesterly flow lies in the wake of a cold front now east of
The Severe Weather Warning for the North West Coast, Central Plateau, East
Coast and South East forecast districts has been cancelled, but the situation
will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
In the last 6 hours, Mt Wellington has seen a gust of 141 km/h, with 135 km/h
on Maatsuyker Island, 130 km/h Hogan Island, 122 km/h Tasman Island, 120 km/h
Cape Grim, 109 km/h Hartz Mountains, 104 km/h at Cape Bruny and 100 km/h at
The State Emergency Service and Tasmania Police advise 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 flood and storm emergency assistance, contact the SES on 132 500
No further warnings will be issued for this event.
This warning is 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 this warning being broadcast regularly.