TAS Severe Weather Warning: Damaging Winds


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Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Furneaux Islands, Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North East, East Coast, Central North, Midlands and parts of North West Coast Forecast Districts.

Issued at 11:50 am Monday, 15 June 2020.

Weather Situation: A strong cold front will cross Tasmania during Tuesday morning and early afternoon bringing strong and gusty west to northwesterly winds across the state.
DAMAGING WEST TO NORTHERLY WINDS, averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 100 km/h are possible over southern, eastern and northern parts of Tasmania during Tuesday.

Winds are expected to ease during the afternoon, though remaining fresh and gusty throughout the afternoon and early evening.

Locations which may be affected include Devonport, Launceston, St Helens, Swansea, Strahan, New Norfolk and Hobart.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Supervise children closely.
* Check that family and neighbours are aware of warnings.
* Manage pets and livestock.
* Secure outdoor items including furniture and play equipment.
* Be prepared in case of power outages and report any outages to TasNetworks on 132 004.
* Beware of damaged trees and power lines and take care when driving.
* Listen to the ABC radio or check www.ses.tas.gov.au for further advice.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132500.



 

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