Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

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Cancellation Of Severe Thunderstorm Warning

for East Gippsland, North East and West and South Gippsland Forecast Districts.

Issued at 5:36 am Friday, 23 February 2024.

Gusty thunderstorm activity has eased.

Weather Situation
Thunderstorms are no longer producing damaging winds gusts.
cancellation of severe thunderstorm warning for the following areas:
East Gippsland, North East and West and South Gippsland
Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in Victoria.
The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
114 km/h wind gust recorded at Mount Buller Airport at 11:20pm AEDT Thursday.

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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