Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for TAS

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology


Cancellation Severe Weather Warning
For people in Furneaux Islands, North East, Central North and Central Plateau Forecast Districts.

Issued at 5:20 pm Monday, 3 December 2018.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in Tasmania. Winds will remain gusty for the rest of the afternoon and ease further this evening.

The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

Wind gusts recorded in the last 9 hours include: 109km/h at Cape Grim, 102km/h on kunanyi/Mt Wellington, 87km/h at Smithton, 85km/h at Sheffield and Liawenee, and 83km/h at Launceston Airport, Devonport and Wynyard.

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 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 or call 1300 659 216. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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