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Severe Weather Warning for VIC

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

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Cancellation Severe Weather Warning
For people in East Gippsland, North East and West and South Gippsland Forecast Districts.

Issued at 9:43 am Saturday, 6 April 2019.

Strong northerly winds over the Alpine areas have eased..

Weather Situation: A cold front will weaken over northeast Victoria this morning.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in Victoria.

The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

Strongest wind gusts since midnight:

100km/h at Mt Buller at 2.28am

98km/h at Mt Hotham at 6.09am.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Keep clear of fallen power lines;
* Don't walk, ride or drive through flood water;
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains;
* Beware of fallen trees or debris on the road;


No further warnings will be issued for this event.

Warnings are 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 warnings being broadcast regularly.

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