Weather

Severe Weather Warning for VIC

21 April 2017 23:20 EST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria Regional Office

TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST

CANCELLATION SEVERE WEATHER WARNING

Issued at 10:40 am Friday, 21 April 2017.

Heavy rainfall has eased over Victoria and severe weather is no longer
occurring.
Further moderate rainfall is expected over central and eastern districts during
Friday with peak totals around 30 to 40mm forecast about the northern slopes of
the Divide.


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

HIghest rainfall to 9am include:

103mm and Woomelang in the Mallee.
70mm at Ouyen.
57mm at Walpeup.
55mm at Birchip.
53mm at Swan Hill
52mm at Longerenong

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.