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Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for TAS

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Cancellation of
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the King Island, Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, Central
North, North East, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast, Upper
Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts.

Issued at 1:55 am EST on Tuesday 9 June 2015.

For the Furneaux Islands, Central North, North East and East Coast forecast districts.

Weather Situation
A cold front has moved away to the east of Tasmania with an associated low
moving away to the south.

The Severe Weather Warning for the Furneaux Islands, Central North, North East
and East Coast districts has been cancelled, but the situation will continue to
be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

Maximum recorded wind gusts over the last six hours: 143 km/h Maatsuyker
Island, 126 km/h Eddystone Point, 119 km/h Mt Wellington, 109 km/h Devonport,
102 km/h Swan Island.

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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