Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Western, North East, Central North and Central Plateau Forecast Districts.

Issued at 5:03 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, Scottsdale, Queenstown and Lake St Clair.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the North West Coast district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

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.