Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for VIC

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Cancellation Severe Weather Warning

for East Gippsland, North East and West and South Gippsland Forecast Districts.

Issued at 9:40 pm Thursday, 21 November 2019.

Winds easing following the passage of a front.

Weather Situation
A cold front and associated low pressure trough is now moving over the Tasman Sea.
cancellation severe weather warning for the following areas:
East Gippsland, North East and West and South Gippsland
Severe weather is no longer occurring in Victoria.
The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
Strongest recorded wind gusts today:
- 132 km/h at Mt William at 7.06am
- 119 km/h at Nhill Aerodrome at 12.15am
- 119 km/h at Fawkner Beacon at 2.45pm
- 117 km/h at Kilmore Gap at 3.11pm
- 109 km/h at East Sale at 5.18pm
- 106 km/h at Albury at 7.28pm
- 104 km/h at St Kilda at 1.59pm
- 104 km/h at Bairnsdale at 6.24pm
- 102 km/h at Wilsons Promontory at 3.46pm
- 102 km/h at Redesdale at 2.36pm
- 100 km/h at Mt Gellibrand at 9.41am
- 96 km/h at Melbourne Airport at 9.49am
- 96 km/h at Geelong Racecourse at 1.38pm
Several stations across central Victoria and the eastern ranges recorded wind gusts of 90-95 km/h.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Keep clear of fallen power lines;
* Don't walk, ride or drive through flood water;
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains;
* Beware of fallen trees or debris on the road;

No further warnings will be issued for this event.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at or call 1300 659 210. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
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