Weather Warning

IDV21037

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Severe Weather Warning

Issued at 4:39 PM EST on Wednesday 17 Jul 2019.

Regions affected by this warning

  • West and South Gippsland

This warning is cancelled for following regions

  • East Gippsland
  • North East
  • Central
  • South West

Weather Situation

Squally winds over South Gippsland.

A cold front will move rapidly across Bass Strait this evening.

DAMAGING WINDS, averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts of 90 to 100 km/h are possible around South Gippsland this afternoon and evening, mainly near the front and in association with thunderstorms.

Winds are expected to ease from the west during the evening.

Locations which may be affected include Tidal River.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in the Central, East Gippsland, South West and North East districts and the warning for these districts is CANCELLED.

DAMAGING WINDS, averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts of 90 to 100 km/h are possible around South Gippsland this afternoon and evening, mainly near the front and in association with thunderstorms.

Winds are expected to ease from the west during the evening.

Locations which may be affected include Tidal River.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in the Central, East Gippsland, South West and North East districts and the warning for these districts is CANCELLED.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:

  • * Move vehicles under cover or away from trees;
  • * Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony;
  • * Keep clear of fallen power lines;

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 210. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.