Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Central, East Gippsland, South West, Northern Country, North Central, North East, West and South Gippsland and parts of Mallee and Wimmera Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:36 am Saturday, 26 October 2019.

Strong and squally winds on Saturday

A vigorous cold front will sweep across Victoria this morning.

DAMAGING WINDS, averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts of around 90 km/h are expected across the warning area, particularly during the late morning and afternoon.

The strongest gusts are likely to be associated with showers and/or thunderstorms.

Wind gusts are expected to ease below warning threshold by the early evening.

Locations which may be affected include Melbourne, Ballarat, Warrnambool and Bendigo.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Move vehicles under cover or away from trees;
* Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony;
* Keep clear of fallen power lines;