Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the North Central, North East, South West, Central, West and
South Gippsland and East Gippsland forecast districts.
Issued at 10:27 pm EST on Tuesday 12 May 2015.
A deep low pressure system is located southeast of Tasmania and will move
rapidly further away to the southeast overnight.
The Severe Weather Warning for the North Central, North East, South West,
Central, West and South Gippsland and East Gippsland forecast districts has
been cancelled, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further
warnings will be issued if necessary.
Wind gusts recorded so far include:
- 126km/h at Wilsons Promontory.
- 96km/h at Cape Nelson.
- 93km/h at Mount William and South Channel Island
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
- Keep clear of fallen power lines.
- Don't drive, ride or walk through flood water.
- Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
- Beware of fallen trees or debris on the road.
For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit 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 1300-659-217*.
The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate this warning being