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Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Severe Weather Warning
for damaging winds
for people in the North East and East Gippsland forecast districts.

Issued at 10:10 pm EST on Sunday 19 April 2015.

Weather Situation
South to southeasterly winds are expected to increase over Alpine areas

DAMAGING WINDS around 70 km/h with peak gusts of 100 km/h are forecast to
develop over Alpine parts (above 1200 metres) of the North East and East
Gippsland forecast districts overnight.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
- Move vehicles under cover or away from trees.
- Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony.
- Keep clear of fallen power lines.
For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.
The next warning will be issued by 5:00 am EST Monday.

This warning is also available through TV and Radio broadcasts; the Bureau's
website at or call 1300-659-217*.

The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate this warning being
broadcast regularly.

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