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Take care on your Sunday drive

THE Bureau of Meteorology has lifted its road weather alert but a number of warnings remain in place from Tasmania Police for Derwent Valley and Central Highlands roads. As of 10.30am Sunday, police advise: The following local roads are currently CLOSED: Clifton Vale Rd to Cockatoo Gully Rd, Elderslie. Dennistoun

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Snow closes local roads and schools

SEVERAL Derwent Valley schools are closed today due to road conditions making travel unsafe. Bothwell District High, Collinsvale Primary and Molesworth Primary are among the 12 schools closed statewide. Police warn motorists to use caution when driving on elevated roads which have the potential to be affected by the current

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Snowy scenes surround New Norfolk

TEMPERATURES plummeted in New Norfolk this afternoon as snow fell in the hills surrounding the town. Snow also fell in the town centre around 3.30pm but rain beforehand and afterwards prevented it from settling. Roads in higher areas have been closed to traffic and the Bureau of Meteorology has extended

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Initial flood watch issued for Derwent catchment

AN initial flood watch has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania, for several catchment areas including the River Derwent. This Flood Watch is a “heads up” for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning. Initial Flood Watch for Derwent, Huon, South East, East Coastal and North

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Another spectacular sunset

MOTHER Nature delivered another spectacular sunset over the Derwent Valley this evening. This winter is proving to be one of the coldest in many years, but the chilly days have been bookended by amazing sunrises and sunsets. The picture above does not do justice to the colour of today’s nightfall,

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Update to minor flood warning

Bureau of Meteorology, TasmaniaMinor Flood Warning for the River Derwent Issued at 3:58 pm on Tuesday 23 June 2020 Flood Warning Number: 3 Minor flooding may develop along River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam from overnight Tuesday into Wednesday and along the Rivers Ouse and Clyde during Wednesday based on forecast

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Localised flooding closes sportsfield

MINOR flooding may develop along the River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam overnight tonight and into Wednesday, and along the Rivers Ouse and Clyde during Wednesday based on forecast rainfall. The Bureau of Meteorology reports that river levels are easing in the lower Derwent tributaries, including the Tyenna, Styx and Plenty

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Final flood warning for River Derwent

Bureau of Meteorology, TasmaniaFinal Flood Warning for the River Derwent Issued at 12.18pm on Wednesday 24 June 2020 Flood Warning Number: 4 Flooding is no longer expected along the River Derwent. No significant rainfall is forecast for the River Derwent. Strong and dangerous flows will be a hazard over the

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River Derwent minor flood warning

Bureau of Meteorology, TasmaniaInitial Minor Flood Warning for the River Derwent Issued at 10.41pm on Monday 22 June 2020 Flood Warning Number 1 Minor flooding may develop in the Rivers Clyde, Ouse, and Derwent below Meadowbank Dam during Tuesday, based on observed and forecast rainfall. Strong river rises are also

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Thursday road weather warning

Road Weather Alert for Tasmaniafor the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districtsIssued at 3.19pm on Wednesday 17 June 2020. Icy roads will make driving conditions potentially dangerous during Thursday morning in parts of the North

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Wednesday road weather alert

Road Weather Alert for Tasmaniafor the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Central Plateau, Midlands and East Coast forecast districtsIssued at 2.59 pm on Tuesday 16 June 2020. Icy roads may make driving conditions dangerous during Wednesday morning in parts of the North West Coast, Central

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Frost warning for the Derwent Valley

BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY, TASMANIAFrost Warningfor the Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Issued at 3:32pm on Tuesday 26 May 2020. Frosts with temperatures down to -2 degrees are forecast for Wednesday morning in parts of the Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Please be aware: Temperatures

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Severe weather warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS and DAMAGING SURF For people in King Island, Furneaux Islands, Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North West Coast, Central Plateau, Midlands and parts of North East, East Coast and Central North Forecast Districts. Issued at 4:10pm Friday, 1

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Warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziersfor the King Island, Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Issued at 3:57pm on Friday 1 May 2020. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong southwesterly winds are expected during Friday and Saturday. Areas

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Monday severe weather warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in South East and parts of Western and Upper Derwent Valley Forecast Districts. Issued at 10:06 am Sunday, 26 April 2020. DAMAGING WESTERLY WINDS ACROSS SOUTHERN TASMANIA EARLY MONDAY MORNING Weather Situation: A strong westerly airstream flows

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