Heatwave Warning For Tasmania
Issued at 3.16pm on Wednesday 28 December 2022
Severe Heatwave Warning for: South East and Western Districts
Cancelled Heatwave Warning for: Central Plateau, Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and East Coast Districts
Heatwave Situation for 3 days starting Thursday 29th December 2022
- 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.
For information on staying safe during a heatwave go to the Tasmania Department of Health web page.
After a warm night which led to a continuation of Severe heatwave conditions in the south, maximum temperatures in the mid-20s have been experienced across Tasmania on Wednesday. Severe heatwave conditions are easing throughout as a cooler wind change moves across the state from the west.
Locations likely to be impacted include Cygnet, Dover, Geeveston, Huonville, Queenstown and Strathgordon.
The next heatwave warning will be issued by 3pm on Thursday 29 December 2022