Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Severe Weather Warning
For people in Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, East Coast, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts.
Issued at 3:38 pm Saturday, 3 November 2018.
Severe weather is no longer occurring in Tasmania.
The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
In the last 12 hours the strongest gusts reported were 148 km/h Maatsuyker Island, 128 km/h Cape Bruny and Scotts Peak, 124 km/h Mt Wellington, 120 km/h Hartz Mountains and 98 km/h Maria Island.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Supervise children closely.
* Do not walk, ride or drive through flood waters.
* Beware of damaged trees and power lines and take care when driving.
* Listen to the ABC radio or check www.ses.tas.gov.au for further advice.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132500.
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 659 216. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.