Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for TAS

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

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Cancellation Severe Weather Warning
For people in North West Coast, Central North, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts.

Issued at 9:24 am Thursday, 7 February 2019.

CANCELLATION OF SEVERE WEATHER WARNING FOR HEAVY RAINFALL

Weather Situation:
A trough and low pressure system is moving across Tasmania this morning.

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.

Rainfall observations to 9am today include: 86mm at Fisher River, 75mm at Pyengana, 73mm at Gray.

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 659 216. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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