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Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Melbourne

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria Regional Office

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CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING - MELBOURNE AREA

Issued at 10:46 am Friday, 21 March 2014.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting the Melbourne Area. The immediate
threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, 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.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* Don't walk, ride your bike or drive through flood water.


A more general severe thunderstorm warning remains current for the North
Central, West and South Gippsland and parts of the Central, Northern Country and
North East districts.

Warnings are 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 warnings being broadcast regularly.

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