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Frost warning: temperatures down to -5 tonight

Frost Warning for the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Central North, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 5.03pm on Saturday 6 May 2023. Severe frosts with temperatures down to -5 degrees which can cause significant crop damage are forecast for Sunday morning in parts of the

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Salvos kick in as electricity cuts out

5PM UPDATE: TasNetworks hopes to restore electricity to the affected area tonight (Saturday), but every property will need to be individually inspected prior to having its supply restored. This may mean some properties are without power until Sunday. EASLIER : The Salvation Army is setting up its emergency kitchen to

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Derwent Valley frost warning

Frost Warning for the Upper Derwent Valley and Midlands forecast districts Issued at 4.36pm on Friday 5 May 2023. Frosts with temperatures down to -1 degrees are forecast for Saturday morning in parts of the Midlands and Upper Derwent Valley forecast districts Please be aware: Temperatures at ground level can be

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Road weather alert: snow on elevated roads

Road Weather Alert for Upper Derwent Valley and Central Plateau forecast districts Issued at 4.14pm on Friday 5 May 2023. Snow covered roads above 600 metres will make driving conditions dangerous during Friday night and Saturday in parts of the Central Plateau and Upper Derwent Valley forecast districts. For information on

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Crash closes Lyell Hwy near Wayatinah

8.45PM UPDATE: Police advise that the Lyell Hwy at Wayatinah has reopened following the earlier crash. EARLIER: Police and other emergency services are at the scene of a two-vehicle crash on the Lyell Hwy at Wayatinah. A police spokesperson said one of the occupants had sustained serious injuries and the

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Crash closes Bridgewater Bridge

SUNDAY UPDATE: Police are seeking witnesses or video of yesterday’s three-vehicle crash near the Bridgewater Bridge at Granton. They ask that anyone who saw the crash happen, or who has dash cam vision, to contact police on 131 444 or report to crimestopperstas.com.au referring to Crash #23002412. 6.15PM UPDATE: Police

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Warning of low flows in River Derwent today

HYDRO Tasmania has advised there will be very low flows in the River Derwent between Meadowbank and New Norfolk until about 4pm today (Wednesday), from which time flows are expected to return to normal. The situation comes after the Meadowbank Power Station “tripped” at 9am today and has temporarily stopped

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Weather warning for sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziers for the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 4.31am on Sunday 9 April 2023. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong southwesterly winds are expected during Sunday. Areas likely to be affected include the

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Thursday: Fuel reduction burn at Molesworth

THE Tasmania Fire Service has announced that it intends to conduct a fuel reduction burn at Molesworth tomorrow, April 6, covering an area of about 10 hectares opposite the Molesworth Community Hall. The TFS advises that, weather permitting, the fire will take one day to complete and it is part

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Night repairs on Bridgewater Bridge

THE Department of State Growth will be repairing a joint on the Bridgewater Bridge from tomorrow night (Friday, March 31). There will be a lane closed and a reduced speed limit while these repairs are carried out from 7pm on Friday until 8am on Saturday, and from 7pm on Saturday

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Stay safe on the wet roads

TASMANIA Police are calling on motorists to drive with extra caution this afternoon, with wet weather affecting many parts of Tasmania. Drivers are urged to: See more Derwent Valley and Central Highlands news

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Warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziers for the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Midlands and South East forecast districts Issued at 11.21am on Tuesday 7 March 2023. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and westerly winds are expected during Tuesday and Wednesday. Areas likely to be affected include the Upper

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