Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for TAS


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Severe Weather Warning

for King Island, Furneaux Islands, Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North East, East Coast, North West Coast, Central North, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts.

Issued at 6:51 pm Friday, 24 September 2021.

cancellation severe weather warning for the following areas:
King Island, Furneaux Islands, Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North East, East Coast, North West Coast, Central North, Central Plateau and Midlands
Severe weather is no longer occurring in Tasmania. Gusty westerly winds will continue to ease this evening.
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 today were 144 km/h at Maatsuyker Island, 135 km/h at Cape Grim, and 120 km/h at Scotts Peak. There was a wind gust of 100 km/h at Smithton and 98 km/h at Dunalley.

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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