A SEVERE weather warning for damaging winds remains in place for people in parts of central, east Gippsland, south-west, north-central, north-east and west and south Gippsland forecast districts.
The Bureau of Meteorology issued the original warning on Sunday.
A cold front will slide south-eastwards across the state on Monday.
Damaging north to north-westerly winds, averaging 60 to 70 kilometres an hour with peak gusts of 90 to 100km/h, are set to develop about elevated parts of the warning area. Wind gusts about the alpine peaks could reach up to 110km/h during the morning.
Winds are set to ease below warning thresholds over western parts of the warning area during Monday morning and over eastern parts during the afternoon.
A 113km/h wind gust was recorded at Mt William at 1.38am.
The State Emergency Service advises people should:
- Move vehicles under cover or away from trees;
- Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony; and
- Keep clear of fallen power lines
Winds averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts of 90 to 100 km/h are expected to develop over parts of central Victoria on Sunday night.
The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for an area that includes Kyneton and Daylesford.
The damaging winds are expected to develop over areas above 700 metres in the warning area late Sunday and early Monday.
The winds are expected to ease in the western parts of the warning area on Monday morning and the eastern parts on Monday afternoon.
People are advised to move vehicles under cover or away from trees; secure or put away loose items outside; and keep clear of fallen power lines.
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