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Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning for TAS

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmanian Regional Office



Issued at 12:55 pm Friday, 29 January 2016.

Severe thunderstorms with large hail are no longer occurring in

The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms with large hail has passed, but the
situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if

Please be aware that a Servere Weather Warning for heavy rainfall is current for
the Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, Central North, North East and East Coast
forecast districts.

Since 9am Grindstone has reported 136mm, Little Swanport 99mm, Fingal 83mm,
Triabunna 77mm and Maria Island 68mm.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Avoid driving, walking or riding through flood waters.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132500.

Warnings are 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 warnings being broadcast regularly.
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