Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning for VIC


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Melbourne Area

for Outer East Local Warning Area.

Issued at 3:44 pm Saturday, 2 January 2021.

Weather Situation
Slow moving thunderstorm in the outer east of Melbourne
cancellation severe thunderstorm warning - melbourne area for the following areas:
Outer East
Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting the Melbourne Area. The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Stay away from fallen powerlines - always assume they are live.
* Stay safe by avoiding dangerous hazards, such as floodwater, mud, debris, damaged roads and fallen trees.
* Don't walk, ride your bike or drive through flood water.
A more general severe thunderstorm warning remains current for the Mallee, South West, Wimmera and parts of the Central, East Gippsland, Northern Country, North Central, North East and West and South Gippsland districts.

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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