Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the North East, West and South Gippsland and East Gippsland
Issued at 5:01 am EST on Saturday 22 August 2015.
A weak low pressure trough moved across eastern Victoria early this morning.
The Severe Weather Warning for the North East, 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.
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
Recent wet weather and an in influx of thousands of tourists for the iconic Birdsville Races have lifted the spirits of graziers in Queensland's far south-west.
It's come the time of the year to celebrate our Dads and everything they have done for us.