Severe weather warning: Damaging winds expected
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.
⚠️ Severe weather warning for- damaging wind gusts. Risk continues tonight coastal and Alpine areas, extending to remaining southern and mountain areas Wednesday. Blizzard conditions developing Alpine areas ❄️Full details: https://t.co/KWMwjJuPbj pic.twitter.com/oqixIURkeL
— Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria (@BOM_Vic) May 28, 2019
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;