Weather Warnings - Heatwave Warning
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Of Heatwave Warning For Victoria
Issued at 02:48 PM EDT on Wednesday 14 February 2024
Valid for Wednesday 14 February 2024 to Saturday 17 February 2024
Cancellation for the following areas:
The Victoria Department of Health and Human Services advises everyone in the affected areas to take the following actions:
Severe heatwaves can be dangerous for many people, especially older people, babies, children, pregnant and breastfeeding women, people with medical conditions and people who are unwell.
Seek a place to keep cool, such as your home, a library, community centre or shopping centre.
Close your windows and draw blinds, curtains or awnings early in the day to keep the heat out of your home.
If available, use fans or air-conditioners to keep cool.
Maximum temperatures in the high teens to mid-twenties and overnight minimum temperatures in the mid to high single digits. Maximum temperatures increasing to mid-twenties to mid-thirties, and overnight minimum temperatures increasing to low to mid-teens by the weekend.
No further warnings will be issued for this event, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.