Storm, followed by the frantic wind with a speed of about 10km / h, provoked several fires on about. Tasmania. Power lines destroyed. It was officially announced on the threat of fire, special forces have already started putting out the fire. Which spreads fast enough so as to this island for a long time there was a dry weather.
Wind interferes with the normal operation of fire and threatens the safety of local residents, as gusts of incredibly strong, and some fear that under the pressure of their wall will not stand in Elwick Racecourse, overlooking the Goodwood track. Local Airlines canceled return flights to Melbourne, one plane was not even able to land in Hobart.
Bes light remained almost 9300 homes on the island. Restore the electricity supply is not yet possible because of the strong winds with gusts up to 128 km / h in the south. Many lines littered fallen trees, are damaged and residential buildings. Restricted movement on the highway Sorell. For the first time in two decades the ferry going with Fr. Bruni, unable to dock and deliver fifty passengers to shore. Because of the storm, they had to wait more than an hour by ferry.
Most affected after the wind storms are the Tasman Peninsula, Derwent Valley and Hayen, and the area around Channelview.