Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for TAS
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the North West Coast, Central North and North East forecast
Issued at 5:08 pm EDT on Saturday 23 November 2013.
An area of low pressure lies off the east coast with a trough near the north
coast of Tasmania.
The Severe Weather Warning for parts of the 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.
The State Emergency Service and Tasmania Police advise that people should:
- Keep clear of fallen power lines.
- Take care driving in reduced visibility. Do not drive, ride or walk through
water flowing over roads and bridges and obey all road closure signs.
- Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
- Beware of fallen trees or debris on the road.
For emergency help in floods and storms, ring 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.