Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the North Central, South West, Central, West and South Gippsland and East Gippsland forecast districts
Issued at 5:03 am EST on Wednesday 1 October 2014.
A cold front has now cleared the east of the State and winds continue to moderate across southern Victoria.
The Severe Weather Warning for the North Central, South West, 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.
Highest wind gusts so far today: 122km/h at Wilsons Promontory, 111km/h at Mt Gellibrand, 109km/h at Frankston and Kilmore Gap, 107km/h at Fawkner Beacon.
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.