Weather warning cancelled

Cancellation of Severe Weather Warning

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

Issued at 6:25 pm Friday, 31 May 2024: Wind gusts have eased in Tasmania.

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.

A 152 km/h wind gust was recorded at Kunanyi/ Mt Wellington at 2:20pm. A 115km/h wind gust was recorded at Low Head at 11:45am.

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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