Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for TAS
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, Central North and North
East forecast districts.
Issued at 6:59 pm EST on Thursday 23 June 2016.
A strong cold front has now crossed Flinders Island.
The Severe Weather Warning for the Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, Central
North and North East forecast districts has been cancelled, but the situation
will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
In the 6 hours before 6am Swan Island reported a gust to 93km/h, and Low Head
reported a gust to 87km/h. Both stations reported mean wind speed of 60km/h
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.