Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for TAS


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Severe Weather Warning

for Western and South East Forecast Districts.

Issued at 12:14 am Sunday, 22 September 2019.

Weather Situation
A low pressure centre to the south of Tasmania is moving away to the south.
cancellation severe weather warning for the following areas:
Western and South East
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.
In the last six hours, substantial wind gusts have been recorded, with 152 km/h Maatsuyker Island, 128 km/h Scotts Peak, 122 km/h Mt Wellington, 115 km/h Low Rocky Point, 104 km/h Cape Sorell and 102 km/h Cape Bruny.

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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