Forecasting extreme weather to assist emergency services response in Tasmania
By meteorologist Alex Melitsis,
Thursday April 8, 2021 – 00:25 EST
Weather conditions can deteriorate quickly and dramatically, affecting emergency responses.
Tasmania experiences an amazing range of weather that can be beautiful or bleak. But occasionally, the weather can be very dangerous.
Extreme weather may occur at any time of year and can take the form of intense rain, major flooding, destructive winds, dangerous bushfire conditions and severe storms.
When extreme weather occurs, it can destroy infrastructure, disrupt…