Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for TAS
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the Furneaux Islands, East Coast and South East forecast
Issued at 4:22 am EST on Monday 27 July 2015.
A low pressure system has moved well southeast of Tasmania and will continue to
weaken as it tracks eastwards over the Tasman Sea today.
The Severe Weather Warning for the Furneaux Islands, East Coast and South East
forecast districts has been cancelled, but the situation will continue to be
monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
In the last 6 hours the strongest wind gusts recorded were 115km/h at Tasman
Island, 100km/h at Cape Grim, 98km/h at Cape Bruny.
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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