Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning for VIC

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

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Cancellation Of Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Melbourne Area

for Outer East Local Warning Area.

Issued at 10:04 pm Tuesday, 20 February 2024.

cancellation of severe thunderstorm warning - melbourne area for the following areas:
Outer East
Severe thunderstorms are no longer affecting the Melbourne Area. The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
Berwick recorded 27mm in the 30 minutes to 8:57pm.
Reports of large hail at Bunyip around 8:30pm.

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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