Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning for TAS
Tasmanian Regional Office
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CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
Issued at 2:41 pm Sunday, 15 May 2016.
Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in Tasmania/Antarctica.
The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will
continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
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.
Interest-free loans for up to two years are among extra flood assistance detailed for Tasmanian farmers and businesses.
Almost three weeks after the devastating floods in north-west Tasmania, there is still no road access for the small community of Lorinna.
From southwest WA to the eastern seaboard, overnight temperatures plummeted well below average on Sunday morning.