Strong wind gusts are set to hit some elevated and exposed coastal areas of Victoria and along the ranges in southern and central NSW, including parts of the ACT.
Wind gusts already soared above 110km/h between 4am and 7am today.
Mt Buller felt 119/km winds while Frankston Beach and Threadbow Top Station received 115km/h winds.
“In addition to the wind, showers will affect most southern, central and eastern districts of Victoria and southern NSW/the ACT,” Weatherzone meteorologist Ben Domensino has forecast.
“There could also be a few thunderstorms in southern Victoria as the front sweeps through, which bring an additional risk of isolated damaging wind gusts.”
The Victorian Bureau of Meteorology has issued a a severe weather warning for the damaging winds, urging people in affected areas to stay across weather warnings and alerts.