Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for VIC

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Cancellation Severe Weather Warning

for East Gippsland and West and South Gippsland Forecast Districts.

Issued at 3:56 pm Tuesday, 5 January 2021.

Weather Situation
A broad trough over eastern Victoria will drift into the Tasman Sea during Tuesday, directing a very moist onshore flow across Gippsland.
cancellation severe weather warning for the following areas:
East Gippsland 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.
The highest falls in the 24 hours to 9am this morning are:
96.4mm at Balook
83.2mm at Yarram (35mm in one hour to 04:30am today)
59mm at Mt Tassie

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 or call 1300 659 210. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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