Weather Warnings - Sheep Graziers Warning
Warning to Sheep Graziers
for the Wimmera, Northern Country, North Central, North East, South West,
Central, West and South Gippsland and East Gippsland forecast districts.
Issued at 4:41 am EDT on Friday 21 October 2016.
Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, heavy rain and showers and
southwesterly winds are expected during Friday and Saturday. Areas likely to be
affected include the Wimmera, Northern Country, North Central, North East,
South West, Central, West and South Gippsland and East Gippsland forecast
districts. There is a risk of losses of lambs and sheep exposed to these
The next warning will be issued by 11:00 am EDT Friday.
Victoria and Tasmania won't have time to recover from damaging winds this morning, with rain threatening to cause flooding across both states in the next 24 hours.
Hundreds of Victorians have been left without power as strong winds batter the state, with gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour recorded at Melbourne airport.
Smoke blanketing Sydney this morning gave a face to a typically invisible phenomenon in our atmosphere, known as a temperature inversion.