Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for TAS
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the North West Coast, Central North, North East, Central Plateau,
Midlands and East Coast forecast districts.
Issued at 10:09 pm EDT on Saturday 14 February 2015.
A trough lies near the east of Tasmania bringing a moist northeasterly
airstream as a slow moving rain band over the east of the state moves slowly
eastwards and weakens.
The Severe Weather Warning for the North West Coast, Central North, North East,
Central Plateau, Midlands and East Coast forecast districts has been cancelled,
but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be
issued if necessary.
Mt Victoria has recorded 118 mm since 9 am this morning. A number of other
locations in the northeast have recorded in excess of 40 mm of rain since 9 am
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.