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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, North Central, North East and West and South Gippsland Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:40 am Thursday, 12 October 2017.

Weather Situation: A cold front over eastern Victoria will continue to move eastwards, quickly clearing the State this morning.

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.

The highest wind gusts recorded up to 4:30am today include:

- 122 km/h at Mt Hotham at 8:18pm

- 102 km/h at Mt William at 11:09am

- 100 km/h at Mt Gellibrand at 2:18pm

- 89 km/h at Mt Buller at 5:09pm

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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