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Crash closes Molesworth Rd

5.50PM UPDATE: The crash site on Molesworth Rd has now been cleared and the road has reopened. 4.45PM UPDATE: Police report that tow trucks are on their way and Molesworth Rd is expected to reopen shortly. They thank motorists for their patience. EARLIER: Police and other emergency services are responding

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Monday morning: damaging winds developing

Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in Upper Derwent Valley and parts of Western, South East and Central Plateau Forecast Districts. Issued at 4:32 pm Sunday, 24 March 2024.Damaging wind gusts expected to develop during early Monday morning. Weather Situation: A strong westerly pressure gradient develops over the

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Sunday: warning of damaging winds

Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING, LOCALLY DESTRUCTIVE WINDS For people in Upper Derwent Valley, South East, Central Plateau, Midlands and parts of Western, North East, East Coast, North West Coast and Central North Forecast Districts. Issued at 4:46 pm Saturday, 2 March 2024. Weather Situation: A vigorous cold front will

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SUNDAY: Total Fire Ban for southern Tasmania

THE Tasmania Fire Service has declared a Total Fire Ban from 2am tomorrow, March 3, until 2am on Monday for the southern region of the state. The Total Fire Ban applies to the municipalities of: Derwent Valley Central Highlands, Brighton Clarence, Derwent Valley, Glamorgan Spring Bay, Glenorchy, Hobart, Huon Valley,

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Weather warning: damaging winds overnight

Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in Upper Derwent Valley, Central Plateau and parts of Western, South East, North East, East Coast, Central North, Midlands and North West Coast Forecast Districts. Issued at 9:27pm Wednesday, 28 February 2024. Damaging winds about elevated peaks Weather Situation: A low to

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Bushfire warnings now all at Advice level

Bushfire Advice– Victoria Valley, Osterley, Strickland and Surrounds – Monitor conditions This is a Bushfire Advice message for Victoria Valley, Osterley, Strickland and Surrounds – Monitor conditions. There is no immediate threat. The fire is travelling towards Strickland. Tasmania Fire Service, Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service and Sustainable Timber Tasmania

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Highland Waters warning downgraded

Bushfire Advice– Highland Waters, Central Highlands and surrounding areas– Monitor conditions This is a Bushfire Advice message for Highland Waters, Central Highlands and surrounding areas – Monitor conditions. There is no immediate threat. The fire is within containment lines. Tasmania Fire Service, Sustainable Timber Tasmania and Parks and Wildlife Service

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Avoid the area: Dee, Bradys, Tarraleah and surrounds

Bushfire Watch and Act – Dee, Bradys Lake, Tarraleah and Surrounds – Avoid the Area This is a Bushfire Watch and Act message for Dee, Bradys Lake, Tarraleah and Surrounds – Avoid the area. The fire is travelling towards Bradys Lake. The fire is slowing but is not yet controlled.

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Updates to Victoria Valley and Strickland bushfire advice

Bushfire Advice – Victoria Valley Rd, south of Osterley– Monitor conditions This is a BushfireAdvice message for Victoria Valley Road, south of Osterley and surrounding areas – Monitor conditions. There is no immediate threat. The fire is within containment lines. Tasmania Fire Service, Sustainable Timber Tasmania and Parks and Wildlife

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Monitor conditions: Highland Waters and surrounds

BushfireWatch and Act– Highland Waters, Central Highlands and Surrounds – Monitor conditions as they are changing This is a BushfireWatch and Act message for Highland Waters in the vicinity of Victoria Valley Road and Wigrams Way – Monitor conditions as they are changing. The fire is travelling towards Highland Waters.

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Three ‘watch and act’ messages for lakes bushfires

THREE “Watch and Act” bushfire advice messages have been issued today as updates to the bushfire situation in the Upper Derwent Valley/Central Highlands. Click on the links below for details. At the time of writing there are also bushfire smoke alerts for the Lyell Hwy between Lake Binney and Tarraleah,

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