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Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for TAS

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Cancellation of
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the South East forecast district.

Issued at 9:20 am EDT on Sunday 18 January 2015.

Weather Situation
An intense low pressure system to the southeast of the state will continue to
move away from Tasmania today.

The Severe Weather Warning for the South East forecast district has been
cancelled, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings
will be issued if necessary.

Over the last six hours the strongest gusts about southern Tasmania have been
119km/h at Cape Bruny, 113km/h on Mt Wellington, 91km/h on Tasman Island and
80km/h at Hobart and Dunalley.

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.

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