He said the weather conditions in elevated and alpine areas could change rapidly.
Despite warm and fine weather at the beginning of the day, the patterns can shift quickly, reducing visibility and challenging conditions.
The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM), Tasmania had been under extreme and “destructive” winds from Sunday to Monday, and the temperature at ground level in Sheffield at 7:30pm was around 7.5 degrees Celsius.
“Relying solely on mobile phones for communication and navigation is strongly discouraged.”
Police urge bushwalkers to follow essential steps, including packing appropriate equipment, researching on the trip, informing others and carrying communication devices.
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