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AustraliaSouthern States warned to prepare for dangerous wintry blast

01:03  10 july  2019
01:03  10 july  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

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Southern states are being warned to prepare for a dangerous blast of wild wintry weather, as a large cold front sweeps in. The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a warning for South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania, as well as southern NSW from tomorrow.

Winter Storm Seneca wound down over the Midwest Friday, casting a final round of heavy snow and vicious winds across the area. A blizzard warning was posted for parts of the Upper Peninsula, where up to 11 inches of snow fell by late Friday morning.

Southern states are being warned to prepare for a dangerous blast of wild wintry weather, as a large cold front sweeps in.

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a warning for South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania, as well as southern NSW from tomorrow.

Southern States warned to prepare for dangerous wintry blast © Ventusky Southern states are being warned to prepare for a dangerous blast of wild wintry weather, as a large cold front sweeps in.

Conditions will be especially treacherous the coast. In Adelaide, the public is being warned of the risk of falling trees in the fierce gusts, and to tie down anything that could blow away.

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A Particularly Dangerous Situation (PDS) is a type of enhanced wording first used by the Storm Prediction Center (SPC), a national guidance center of the United States National Weather Service

Met Office warns of severe weather expected to hit UK overnight on Tuesday causing disruption to Winds of up to 80mph causing exceptionally large waves are expected to bring dangerous The public should be prepared for dangerous conditions, especially along causeways and coastal roads exposed “Frequent wintry showers will also bring an additional hazard, mainly over higher ground.”

Authorities are also particularly concerned for holiday-makers in South Australia, with wind gusts in excess of 100km/hour along the state's coastline. Waves will be as high as 7m, and the State Emergency Service says it will have all volunteers on standby.

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Matt Bass from the Bureau of Meteorology, said: “We're likely to see wind gusts throughout the broad area of South Australia in excess of 90km/h but some coastal parts could see wind gusts in excess of 100km/h, even locally more than that.

"As the cold front moves across the state over the course of tomorrow afternoon - heavy bursts of rain are likely up to 15 millimetres possible across the suburbs, and close to 30 millimetres in the hills.

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Wintry weather may bring misery to some, but to the South Island skifields it can't come soon enough. A front is due to cross the South Island this morning and the North Island this afternoon and later this evening. Northwest gales and a burst of heavy rain for western parts of both islands are forecast.

Harsh wintry storm leaves dangerously icy roads and hundreds of thousands of people without Officials warned residents to prepare emergency kits and stay off roads in affected areas. “Virginians should take all necessary precautions to ensure they are prepared for winter weather

Damaging winds will develop from the morning in South Australia, hitting Adelaide on Wednesday afternoon.

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Victoria will also be impacted tomorrow afternoon, before the wild weather moves into Tasmania by the evening.

The front will bring showers and a few thunderstorms.

The conditions will begin to ease Thursday, but the Weather Bureau says another cold front is due on Friday.

Meanwhile Canberra is set to face overnight temperatures as low as -4C this week, with daytime temperatures only reaching between 9-12C- cooler than those seen on the past week.

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Snow showers are possible about Mt Ginini.

Meanwhile, in Perth, after a series of strong cold front crossed the southwest, the week ahead will be much more settled.

Clearing skies and light winds could see a few cooler mornings from the weekend onwards, with days will be trending towards warm, reaching 22C by Monday.

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Cold blast continues for south-eastern states.
Residents in NSW are bracing for a chilly start to the week as another wintery blast moves across the state. Winds of up to 120kms/h and icy temperatures will continue across much of the state for the next 24 hours. There are gale warnings in place today for large parts of the NSW coast from the Macquarie Coast in the state’s mid-north down to the Eden Coast. Strong wind warnings have also been issued for Sydney closed waters, Byron Bay and Coffs Harbour. Many parts of northern NSW woke to plunging temperatures this morning: Port Macquarie recorded 1.9 degrees while in Inverell the mercury dropped to a chilly -3.

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