Severe Weather Warning

IDV28000

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Cancellation of
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the North East, Central, West and South Gippsland and East Gippsland forecast districts

Issued at 10:33 pm EST on Thursday 30 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A cold front is moving through central areas and will reach the far east by early Friday morning.

The Severe Weather Warning for the North East, Central, West and South Gippsland and East Gippsland forecast districts has been cancelled, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

Peak gusts recorded this afternoon have been 93 km/h at Melbourne airport and 89 km/h at Kilmore Gap.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:

  • Keep clear of fallen power lines.
  • Don't drive, ride or walk through flood water.
  • Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
  • Beware of fallen trees or debris on the road.

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

No further warnings will be issued for this event.

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.