Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning for TAS

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

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Cancellation Of Severe Thunderstorm Warning

for North East and East Coast Forecast Districts.

Issued at 1:49 pm Wednesday, 21 February 2024.

Heavy to Intense rainfall has eased around St Helens.

Weather Situation
A moist unstable atmosphere in combination with an approaching upper trough triggered thunderstorms across the State's northeast this morning and early afternoon.
cancellation of severe thunderstorm warning for the following areas:
North East and East Coast
The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
73.4 mm of rainfall was recorded at St Helens in the 2 hours to 1:30 pm.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Avoid driving, walking or riding through flood waters.
* 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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