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Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for VIC


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

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Cancellation Severe Weather Warning
For people in Central, East Gippsland, South West, North Central, North East and West and South Gippsland Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:44 pm Sunday, 19 August 2018.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in Victoria.

The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

Strongest gusts to 4:00pm include:

139 km/h at Wilsons Promontory

113 km/h at South Channel Island

98 km/h at Cape Otway

97 km/h at St Kilda

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Keep clear of fallen power lines;
* Don't walk, ride or drive through flood water;
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains;
* Beware of fallen trees or debris on the road;


No further warnings will be issued for this event.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 217. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
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