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Severe Weather Warning for VIC

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Of Severe Weather Warning

for Central, East Gippsland, North Central, North East and West and South Gippsland Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:17 am Saturday, 18 September 2021.

cancellation of severe weather warning for the following areas:
Central, East Gippsland, North Central, North East and West and South Gippsland
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.
The highest wind gusts recorded were:
120 km/h at Mt Buller at 12:06 am Saturday
106 km/h at Mount William at 11:11am Friday,
102 km/h at Mt Hotham at 9:05pm,
100 km/h at Kilmore Gap at 7:33pm, and
85 km/h at Melbourne Airport at 12:30pm.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Stay away from fallen powerlines - always assume they are live.
* Stay safe by avoiding dangerous hazards, such as floodwater, mud, debris, damaged roads and fallen trees.
* Don't walk, ride your bike or drive through flood water.

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 659 210. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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