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Police issue roads condition update

DUE to the current severe weather across the state, a number of roads have been adversely affected. Locally, these include:

  • Lake Dobson Rd: Snow is covering the top section. Road open only to 4WD or 2WD with chains.
  • Highland Lakes Rd: General caution for slippery conditions. Heavy snow patches from Liffey Falls Junction to Marlborough Junction which is now open to 4WD only.
  • Marlborough Rd: General caution for slippery conditions.

Roads at elevations throughout the state may be subject to ice and snow overnight.  Conditions may deteriorate rapidly.

Up-to-date statewide road closures can be found on the Community Alerts page on Tasmania Police website: www.police.tas.gov.au/alerts/statewide-road-closures-and-conditions/

Flood Safety Advice:
SES Flood Warnings can be found at www.TasALERT.com
Flood and storm safety advice is available at www.ses.tas.gov.au

Weather warnings

Bureau of Meteorology warnings can be found at www.bom.gov.au/tas/index.shtml

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