Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 3:36 pm Monday, 14 March 2022.

Isolated heavy falls with showers and storms in the north and west this afternoon

Weather Situation: A humid and unstable airmass is extending over northern and western Tasmania from the mainland with a low pressure trough.

Slow moving showers and severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Launceston, Longford, Queenstown, Zeehan and Rosebery.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Avoid driving, walking or riding through flood waters.
* Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.
* Avoid using the telephone during a thunderstorm.
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132500.