Severe Weather Warning

IDV28000

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Severe Weather Warning
for damaging winds
for people in the West and South Gippsland and East Gippsland forecast districts

Issued at 10:30 am EDT on Friday 27 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A complex low pressure system over Bass Strait will reach the east of Tasmania tonight.

DAMAGING WINDS around 60 km/h with peak gusts of 90 km/h are forecast for parts of the West and South Gippsland and East Gippsland forecast districts.

Wilsons Promontory recorded a gust to 90 km/h at 10am.

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.

For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.

The next warning will be issued by 5:00 pm EDT Friday.

This warning is also available through TV and Radio broadcasts; the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300-659-217*.

The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate this warning being broadcast regularly.