Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for TAS
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the Western forecast district.
Issued at 8:27 am EST on Tuesday 9 September 2014.
A cold front currently located about western Tasmania will cross the rest of
the state this morning.
The Severe Weather Warning for parts of the Western forecast district has been
cancelled, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings
will be issued if necessary.
In the last three hours, wind gusts of 100 km/h have been observed at
Maatsuyker Island, Cape Sorell and Tasman Island, and 110km/h on Mt.
Wellington. Gusts of around 90 km/h have been observed at Tunnack and at Spring
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.