Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for VIC


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Of Severe Weather Warning

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

Issued at 10:19 am Saturday, 16 October 2021.

WINDS EASING FROM THE WEST

Weather Situation
A low pressure system southeast of Tasmania will continue moving away to the east today.
cancellation of severe weather warning for the following areas:
Central, 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.
Wilsons Promontory recorded a wind gust of 122 km/h at 4.10am.

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.

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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