Minor flood warning updated

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania RENEWED WARNING MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR RIVER DERWENT Issued at 9am on Friday 1 August 2014 by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart Flood Warning Number: 3 High levels of Minor flooding continues throughout the middle reaches of the River Derwent and in the lower reaches

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Weather closes schools

A NUMBER of schools will be closed today, August 1, following power outages, road closures and damage to facilities. This includes:Collinsvale Primary School Glenora District HighWesterway Primary School  Schools affected by further closures will contact parents.  An updated list of closed schools is available on the Education Department’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/taseducation 

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River Derwent flood warning update

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology TasmaniaRENEWED WARNINGMINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR RIVER DERWENT Issued at 8:07pm on Thursday 31 July 2014by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart Flood Warning Number: 2 Minor flooding is now occurring in the middle reaches of the River Derwent and below Meadowbank Dam following heavy rain across

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Wet and wild in the Valley

A fallen tree has put the Railtrack Rider tourist attractionout of action at Maydena today but it is expected to be open again tomorrow (Friday). WINTER has hit hard in the state this week and the Derwent Valley hasn’t been spared. The Bureau of Meteorology has updated or extended a raft

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Flood advice for Tyenna and Styx

MINOR FLOOD ADVICE– TYENNA AND STYX RIVERS The State Emergency Service and Bureau of Meteorology advise that consistent rain over the region in the last three days will create moderate flows in the Derwent River system. Minor flood conditions are expected for the Tyenna and Styx river systems. SES advises

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Bushy Park road closure

TASMANIA Police reports that the Gordon River Rd at Bushy Park is closed at the Styx Bridge due to flooding. Click here for updates. OTHER ROAD WARNINGS – 5PMThe following roads are affected by snowfall and are accessible by 4WD vehicles or vehicles with chains only: Mount Arrowsmith on the

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River Derwent minor flood warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology TasmaniaINITIAL WARNINGMINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR LOWER RIVER DERWENT Issued at 1:16 pm EST on Thursday 31 July 2014by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart Flood Warning Number: 1 Minor flooding is expected to develop in the Lower River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam late Thursday afternoon following

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Today’s footy previews

SOUTHERN FOOTBALL LEAGUEPREVIEWS ROUND  14By Gary Williamson New Norfolk v LindisfarneTOP-PLACED placed New Norfolk plays at home today, taking on third-placed Lindisfarne in a game that should show the gap between the top two sides and the other premiership contenders. New Norfolk was menacing last weekend away from home against

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Police warn of hazardous road conditions

Tasmania PoliceCommunity Alert issued at 9.45am  Due to heavy snowfalls, motorists are urged to use extreme caution on the following roads: Highland Lakes Road between Poatina Road and Miena  Lyell Highway between Fourteen Mile Road and Derwent Bridge  Malborough Highway between Miena and Bronte Park   For updates click here.

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Council to investigate hemp

AT its monthly meeting tonight the Derwent Valley Council gave unanimous in-principle support to the growing of hemp in Tasmania for agricultural, industrial and medicinal purposes. The council also formed a working group that will hold its first meeting next week to develop a policy position on the growing of

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Marine wind warnings

Bureau of MeteorologyMarine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania Issued at 10pm on Thursday 17 July 2014for the period until midnight Friday 18 July 2014. Wind Warnings for Thursday & FridayStrong Wind Warning for the following area: Derwent EstuarySmall Craft Alert for the following area: Central Plateau Lakes The next marine wind

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