Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the Mallee, Wimmera, Northern Country, North Central, North East,
South West and Central forecast districts.
Issued at 10:36 pm EDT on Tuesday 13 January 2015.
A low pressure system south of Warrnambool this evening while an associated
surface trough moves across Victoria. The low will move away to the southeast
of Tasmania Wednesday. Rain has eased and will contracting east of Victoria
The Severe Weather Warning for the Mallee, Wimmera, Northern Country, North
Central, North East, South West and Central forecast districts has been
cancelled, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings
will be issued if necessary.
The SES advises that rainfall run-off into waterways in recent fire affected
areas may contain debris such as soil, ash, trees and rocks. People in fire
affected areas should also be alert to the potential for landslide and debris
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