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Severe weather warning: Damaging winds expected

Macquarie National News

UPDATED: 2PM TUESDAY

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for damaging wind gusts Tuesday afternoon.

Damaging winds, averaging 60km to 70km per hour, are expected to sweep the state.

Blizzard conditions are likely to develop in the Alpines tonight and continue into Wednesday.

Those likely to be affected include Warrnambool, Ballarat, Geelong, Melbourne, Traralgon and Bairnsdale.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:

  • Move vehicles under cover or away from trees;
  • Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony;
  • Keep clear of fallen power lines;
Macquarie National News
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