Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for TAS


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Severe Weather Warning

for North East, East Coast and Central North Forecast Districts.

Issued at 5:12 pm Thursday, 8 October 2020.

HEAVY RAIN ACROSS NORTHEASTERN TASMANIA IS NO LONGER EXPECTED.

Weather Situation
A deep low pressure centre near King Island directs a northerly stream over northern Tasmania and an easterly stream over remaining areas. The low will slowly move over the state during Friday, then away to the east and southeast during the afternoon and evening.
cancellation severe weather warning for the following areas:
North East, East Coast and Central North
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.
Highest rainfall amounts during Thursday are 170mm at Gray, 155mm St Patricks Head, 71mm St Helens and 60mm at Friendly Beaches.

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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