Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for TAS
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the East Coast forecast district.
Issued at 10:25 pm EDT on Sunday 31 January 2016.
An area of low pressure to the north directs a very moist easterly airstream
The Severe Weather Warning for the East Coast forecast district has been
cancelled, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings
will be issued if necessary.
To 9am Gray reported 89mm and Flinders Island reported 50mm. Since 9am 13mm has
fallen at Buckland.
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.