Severe Weather Warning

IDV28000

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

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

Issued at 3:47 pm EST on Wednesday 29 June 2016.

Weather Situation

Northerly winds are expected to strengthen overnight ahead of a cold front later on Thursday.

DAMAGING WINDS around 50 to 60 km/h with peak gusts of 100 km/h are forecast for elevated parts of the North East, West and South Gippsland and East Gippsland forecast districts on Wednesday night and during Thursday.

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 11:00 pm EST Wednesday.

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.