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Thunderstorms were forecast for Tuesday afternoon, canceled for parts of the state | Bendigo Advertiser

ByRandall B. Phelps

Mar 22, 2022

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Severe thunderstorms no longer occur in central and northern Victoria and the warning for these districts is now cancelled. Locations that can now be affected include Sale, Maffra, Bairnsdale, Mt Baw Baw, Mt Hotham and Mt Buller. The next warning is expected to be issued around 7:20 p.m. The Bureau of Meteorologu said fast-moving severe thunderstorms were expected to develop along a trough approaching western Victoria on Tuesday afternoon. This area of ​​storm development is expected to move eastward in the afternoon and evening, affecting northern and central parts of Victoria. Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, large hail and heavy rain that can lead to flash flooding in the warning area for the next few hours. MORE NEWS: Tractors draw crowds and funds for Rochester school The State Emergency Service is advising people to: Next warning is due at 5:45 p.m. Keep one eye on the sky and the other on the Bureau of Meteorology radar as thunderstorms are possible in parts of central Victoria today. Bendigo, Maryborough and Gisborne may experience thunderstorms this afternoon, with thunderstorms possibly more severe to the east. More news: Today Bendigo is expected to reach a high of 30 degrees, there will be mostly sunshine in the morning and a slight chance of showers or thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. There will be light winds and they will change to the southwest in the late afternoon. Our reporters work hard to provide local, up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can access our trusted content: