A cold front moving across Victoria will bring heavy rain and winds early morning Tuesday 4th May.

What you need to know:

  • The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicts up to 25 millimetres of rain could fall across parts of Melbourne and Geelong on as the front moves east across the state.

  • According to BOM, Melbourne's western and northern suburbs are likely to bear the brunt of wind gusts from about 3:00am.

  • Wind gusts of up to 90 kilometres per hour are predicted in elevated areas such as the Grampians, Ballarat and Kilmore.

  • Conditions are expected to ease over Melbourne on Tuesday afternoon as the cold front moves to Gippsland.

  • From the afternoon, significant rain is expected in some areas, including up to 45 millimetres at Bairnsdale and isolated falls of 60-90mm about the southern slopes of the eastern ranges.

What to do:

  • Be careful when commuting due to flash flooding and slippery roads.

  • Secure any loose items around the house tonight before the weather hits.


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