In the 24 hours from 7am on Friday the SES received requests for assistance across the state, with of those calls from the Malvern area. Most calls were about flooding or building damage. The storms were expected to cause heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding, with destructive winds and giant hailstones.
The weather was similar to thunderstorm behaviour further north in the tropics , he said. Community meetings to discuss medium- and long-term road access due to flash flooding were scheduled to be held in Beechworth and Tarrawingee on Saturday afternoon. Heavy rain was also expected to lash Tasmania over the weekend.
The BoM issued a severe weather warning for heavy rain in parts of the east and north-east of the state for Saturday and Sunday.
On Saturday senior meteorologist Rachel McInerney said there had been significant rainfall through the Bass Strait overnight and the rain ban would impact Tasmania over the next few days. That low pressure could bring heavy rain and localised flash-flooding.
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