Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for TAS


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Severe Weather Warning

for Western, South East and East Coast Forecast Districts.

Issued at 10:43 pm Saturday, 2 May 2020.

Weather Situation
A low pressure centre has moved away to the east of Tasmania, and severe weather is no longer expected.
cancellation severe weather warning for the following areas:
Western, South East and East Coast
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.
Wind gusts reported in the last 6 hrs: 111 km/h Cape Grim, 107 km/h kunanyi (Mt Wellington) and Hogan Island, 106 km/h Mt Read and Maatsuyker Island, 100 km/h Maria Island.

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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