Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the Wimmera, North Central, South West, Central, West and South
Gippsland and East Gippsland forecast districts.
Issued at 9:40 pm EST on Tuesday 26 July 2016.
A weakening cold front will cross Victoria overnight, clearing eastern
districts Wednesday morning.
The Severe Weather Warning for the Wimmera, North Central, 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.
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
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