Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for TAS


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Severe Weather Warning

for Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North East, East Coast, Central North, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:10 pm Wednesday, 14 April 2021.

DAMAGING WINDS DURING WEDNESDAY

Weather Situation
A vigorous west to northwesterly winds have eased below warning criteria, but winds will remain strong and gusty throughout the rest of today and tomorrow.
cancellation severe weather warning for the following areas:
Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North East, East Coast, Central North, Central Plateau and Midlands
Severe weather is no longer occurring in Tasmania.
The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
The strongest wind gusts recorded:
- 139 km/h at Maatsuyker Island at 12:00 pm
- 126 km/h at Kunanyi/Mount Wellington at 11:48 am
- 107 km/h at Scotts Peak at 9:00 am
- 96 km/h at Hobart at 11:16 am

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Supervise children closely.
* Do not walk, ride or drive through flood waters.
* Beware of damaged trees and power lines and take care when driving.
* Listen to the ABC radio or check www.ses.tas.gov.au for further advice.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132500.

No further warnings will be issued for this event.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 210. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
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