Severe weather warning cancelled

Cancellation of Severe Weather Warning

For people in the Upper Derwent Valley, King Island, Furneaux Islands, Western, South East, North East, East Coast, North West Coast, Central North, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts.

Issued at 9:58 am Tuesday, 1 August 2023.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in Tasmania. The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

Maximum wind gusts recorded up to 4am Tuesday:

  • 200 km/h at Maatsuyker Island at 4:16pm Monday
  • 169 km/h at Scotts Peak at 4.25pm Monday
  • 146 km/h at Low Rocky Point at 2:33am Monday
  • 143 km/h at Strahan Airport at 3:10am Monday
  • 143 km/h at Mount Read at 3:58pm Monday
  • 139 km/h at Kunanyi/Mt Wellington at 6:38pm Monday
  • 139 km/h at Cape Bruny at 6:21am Monday
  • 135 km/h at Cape Sorell at 2:44am Monday
  • 131 km/h at Hartz Mountains at 6:11pm Monday
  • 122 km/h at Tasman Island at 5:17am Monday
  • 117 km/h at Hobart (Ellerslie Road) at 6:14pm Monday
  • 117 km/h at Cape Grim at 3:19pm Monday

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Supervise children closely.
* Do not walk, ride or drive through flood waters.
* 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.

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.

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