severe weather warning
Alert

Warning for damaging winds tonight and tomorrow

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North East, East Coast, Central Plateau, Midlands and parts of North West Coast and Central North Forecast Districts. Issued at 10:06 am Tuesday, 13 April

Full Story »
icy road
Alert

Snow on elevated roads

POLICE have warned of snow-covered roads more than 700m above sea-level causing dangerous driving conditions today. They remind road-users to drive with caution on all roads and to be aware of road weather alerts. As of 12.20pm the Lake Dobson Rd at Mt Field National Park is reported to be

Full Story »
Sheep graziers warning
Alert

Warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziers for the Upper Derwent Valley forecast district Issued at 9:23 am on Sunday 11 April 2021. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong southwesterly winds are expected during Sunday. Areas likely to be affected include parts of the Upper Derwent Valley, South East,

Full Story »
flood watch logo
Weather

Flood watch for the Derwent Valley

Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania Note: This Flood Watch is a “heads up” for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning. Flood Watch for Furneaux Islands, North East, East Coastal, South East, Derwent and Huon catchments Issued at 10:45 am EDT on Wednesday 24 March 2021 By the Bureau

Full Story »
Alert

Wild weather knocks Tyga-FM off the air

2PM UPDATE: Tyga-FM is now back on the air on reduced power after this morning’s outage. Anyone having trouble receiving the radio broadcast can try the internet stream. EARLIER: LAST night’s heavy rainfall is suspected to be the cause of community radio station Tyga-FM going off-air early this morning. Station

Full Story »
total fire ban
Alert

Monday: day of total fire ban in the south

WITH local temperatures predicted to reach the high 30s tomorrow, the Tasmania Fire Service has declared a Day of Total Fire Ban in the state’s south, coupled with a fire weather warning from the Bureau of Meteorology. No fires may be lit or allowed to remain alight in the open

Full Story »
Alert

Monday: severe weather warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in Upper Derwent Valley, South East, East Coast, North West Coast, Midlands and parts of Western, Central North and Central Plateau Forecast Districts. Issued at 11:50 am Sunday, 17 January 2021. Weather Situation: West to southwesterly winds

Full Story »
total fire ban
Alert

Monday: day of total fire ban in the south

JANUARY 11 has been declared a Day of Total Fire Ban in the state’s south, including the Derwent Valley and Central Highlands municipalities. “This is due to a significant warming event and the associated conditions of low humidity and increasing winds,” Tasmania Fire Service acting regional chief officer Ian Bounds

Full Story »
Logo of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News
Weather

32 degrees in the shade

AT 3PM today it was 32.5 degrees at New Norfolk, another above-average temperature that will not be recorded because the town does not have an official weather station. The Bureau of Meteorology ceased taking observations at New Norfolk in the 1980s, leaving Bushy Park as the nearest location for official

Full Story »
flood warning logo
Weather

Flooding no longer expected

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, TasmaniaFinal Flood Warning for the River DerwentIssued at 10:57am on Wednesday 7 October 2020 Flood Warning Number: 4 FLOODING IS NO LONGER EXPECTED IN THE RIVER DERWENT DURING WEDNESDAY. In the 24 hours to 9 am Wednesday, no rainfall was recorded in the Derwent River

Full Story »
flood watch logo
Weather

River Derwent on flood watch list

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania Initial Flood Watch for Tasmania Issued at 3:22 pm EST on Friday 2 October 2020 By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Flood Watch Number: 1 Minor flooding is possible in the flood watch catchments from Sunday. A slow moving rain band will cross Tasmania during

Full Story »
flood watch logo
Weather

Flood watch ends as river levels drop

THE Bureau of Meteorology issued a Final Flood Watch this afternoon for the Derwent, Huon, North, North East, East Coastal and South East catchments. Flooding is no longer expected in the Derwent, Ouse and Clyde rivers. Issued at 11:59am on Monday 17 August 2020 Flood Watch Number: 4 River levels

Full Story »

Weather

Local Weather

COVID-19 Advice and Links

Latest headlines

Filter by topic

New Norfolk News Archive

RSS Tas articles feed