Severe Weather Update: eastern Australia cold, snow and flood update. Video current 12.30pm AEST, 8 June 2021
Cold weather is settling in across eastern Australia with a focus very much on snow, powerful winds and rain leading to flooding across multiple states.
Damaging wind warnings are current across South Australia and western Victoria. At the same time, a flood watch is active for northern Tasmania for minor flooding, and eastern Victoria in anticipation of minor to possibly major flooding. Further warnings will be issued as the situation evolves, particularly for eastern Victoria and southeast New South Wales, so be sure to have the latest information.
Know your weather. Know your risk. For the latest forecasts and warnings, go to our website www.bom.gov.au or the #BOMWeather app, follow the advice of emergency services and please stay safe.