Wimmera severe weather warning for damaging winds

The Bureau of Meteorology's map showing areas - in yellow - likely to be affected by strong winds on Thursday.

The Bureau of Meteorology's map showing areas - in yellow - likely to be affected by strong winds on Thursday.

DAMAGING winds are likely to ease in the Wimmera on Thursday night.

The Bureau of Meteorology issued a severe weather warning for parts of the region on Thursday as a vigorous westerly airflow persisted across large parts of the state.

Strong winds started to lash the region on Thursday afternoon, and followed intermittent rain in many areas during the day.

Wind gusts reached 100km/h at Mt William in the Grampians on Wednesday.

The State Emergency Service advises people to:

  • Move vehicles undercover or away from trees; 
  • Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony; 
  • Keep clear of fallen power lines.

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The story Wild weather lashes the Wimmera first appeared on The Wimmera Mail-Times.

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