Batten down the hatches for an evening of storms in Launceston

STORMY: Storm clouds gathering over Launceston. Picture: Neil Richardson
STORMY: Storm clouds gathering over Launceston. Picture: Neil Richardson

Thunderstorms are predicted to hit Launceston Saturday evening, according to the Bureau of Meteorology. 

Heavy rain was reported a little before 6pm, with thunderstorms “likely” to follow suit. 

The bureau are forecasting winds of up to 30km/h tending northwesterly late in the evening.

There are no current weather warnings for Launceston, however strong wind warnings are in place for the North-West coast, upper East Coast, lower East coast and South-East coast.