Bad news for asthma-sufferers today.
The thunderstorm asthma forecast is moderate in Melbourne and high in Wimmera.
The Department of Health and Human Services advises people to:
November 1 forecast: High Thunderstorm Asthma conditions in Wimmera, as well as some moderate conditions in other areas.
If at risk:
– Avoid exposure to storms and wind gusts
– Have a reliever
– Know the four steps of asthma first aid
More details: https://t.co/y9Jp500xWH pic.twitter.com/PKdAvYNkHt
— VicGovDHHS (@VicGovDHHS) October 31, 2019
10 people died from a freak thunderstorm asthma event struck Victoria in 2016.