Severe Weather Warning for TAS
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Severe Weather Warning

for Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, East Coast, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts.

Issued at 10:48 pm Monday, 14 September 2020.

DAMAGING WESTERLY WINDS OVER TASMANIA

Weather Situation
A fresh to strong and gusty westerly airstream across Tasmania will persist Monday evening, then moderate on Tuesday morning.

Warnings for Monday 14 September

cancellation severe weather warning for the following areas:
Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, East Coast, Central Plateau and Midlands
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 past 6 hours, the strongest wind gusts have been: 128 km/h Maatsuyker Island, 122 km/h kunanyi (Mt Wellington, 94 km/h Cape Bruny and 91 km/h Scotts Peak.

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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