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AUDIO NEWS RELEASE: Severe weather warning and heavy rain for Tasmania


Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania meteorologist, Alex Melitsis, discusses upcoming severe weather for Tasmania. Audio can be accessed here.

Alex is discussing the following points, current as of 10:30am AEST on 05 September 2019:

- Severe Weather Warning has been issued for heavy rainfall and damaging winds on Friday.

- Totals of 40–80 mm are forecast across eastern Tasmania, with in excess of 100 mm possible in elevated areas.

- A Flood Watch will be issued today for the North East, Derwent, South East and Huon catchments.

- Strong winds with gusts around 80–90 km/h are possible along the eastern coastal areas.