The Bureau Of Meteorolgy (BoM) predicts a gusty south-westerly change will hit Melbourne (CBD) around 3.30pm this afternoon. The change may make fires difficult to control and they may break containment lines.
Victoria has recorded its warmest January on record for mean, maximum, and minimum temperatures.
The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) this afternoon updated a Severe Weather Warning for Heavy Rainfall at 4:55pm for people in Central, South West, Northern Country, North Central, North East, Wimmera and parts of Mallee and West and South Gippsland Forecast Districts. In Kinglake it’s currently 30.3c with humidity at 38%.
Large parts of Australia are facing a hotter and drier summer than average, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s summer outlook.
At 2.37 pm the Bureau of Meteorology issued a Severe Weather Warning for Heavy Rainfall, Large Hailstones and Damaging Winds for people in Central, Northern Country, North Central and parts of Mallee, South West and North East Forecast Districts.
The Yarra River catchment has received rainfall averaging about 8 mm in the Upper Yarra region and about 39 mm in the Lower Yarra region since 9:00am yesterday.
WET THROUGH CENTRAL AND EASTERN VICTORIA WITH THE RISK OF HEAVY RAINFALL.
Tuesday, 6 November, 8:30am: WET THROUGH CENTRAL AND EASTERN VICTORIA WITH THE RISK OF HEAVY RAINFALL ON TUESDAY.
5:30pm: The Bureau of Meteorology has cancelled a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the Melbourne area.
8 AM: The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) have issued a Severe Weather Warning for thunderstorms, damaging winds and possible hail.