Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of South West Forecast District.

Issued at 12:46 pm Sunday, 15 September 2019.

Strong and squally winds with storms

A fast moving thunderstorm is expected to enter southwest Victoria this afternoon with the potential to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Hamilton, Nelson and Casterton.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Move vehicles under cover or away from trees.
* Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony.
* Keep clear of fallen power lines.
* Stay indoors if possible.
* Avoid using the phone during the storm.
* If you are outside, avoid sheltering under trees
* Listen to the radio for storm updates
* Switch off your computer and electrical appliances