Severe Weather Warning

IDV28000

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

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

Issued at 10:45 pm EST on Monday 21 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is over the Tasman Sea. A cold front approaching western Victoria will move across Victoria during Tuesday.

Damaging winds around 50 km/h with gusts of around 90 km/h are forecast for parts of the South West and West and South Gippsland forecast districts overnight and early morning.

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 am EST Tuesday.

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.