Floods predicted for Tasmania

Storms that damaged roofs and left a man injured in Tasmania are expected to continue and may lead to flooding.

A line of thunderstorms brought down roofs, powerlines and trees in northern Tasmania on Monday, with the bad weather predicted to continue through last night.

The SES delivered 120 sandbags in the Launceston area alone yesterday.

"The focus of planning in the north-west will be on being ready for damaging winds and the focus in the north will also include flood readiness for flood-prone areas," SES spokesman George Cretu said.

Wind gusts up to 120 km/h have also been predicted in southern Tasmania.

The Bureau of Meteorology said severe weather in the form of damaging winds and heavy rainfall leading to flooding would affect all parts of Tasmania until late tomorrow.

Mr Cretu said SES teams were being progressively stood down but would remain on stand-by until Friday.

Monday's storms struck between Burnie and Latrobe from around 5.30pm, leaving a 68-year-old man with minor injuries.

Police said trees fell across a Devonport street, damaging a car and closing the road, while several streets in East Devonport were also affected by fallen trees and powerlines.

The roof of the Turners Beach Bowls Club was also severely damaged.

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