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AUDIO NEWS RELEASE: Severe weather warning for parts of Tasmania


Supervising Meteorologist David Matthews from the Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania discusses:

- Rainfall over east, southeast and central areas expected to reach 20-50mm today, isolated falls in excess of 60mm

- Friday will see rain in the east, southeast and central parts of around 30-60mm, locally 60-80mm.

- Rain will begin easing during Friday afternoon

- A Flood Watch, Road Weather Alert and Severe Weather Warning are current for areas of the state – details and locations at

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