Several weekend events have been cancelled due to Melbourne’s severe weather forecast.

The Taste of Melbourne and Mazda Opera in the Bowl events have been called off.

Polo in the City, a screening of The Mountain Between Us at Moonlight Cinema, the Arts Centre Outdoor Market, Santa’s House at Federation Square and Carols by the Bay in Geelong are now also officially cancelled.

Farmers markets in St Kilda, Kingston and Warrandyte have followed suit.

If you’re planning on heading out to an event over the weekend, check for updates on cancellations before leaving the house and braving the storms.

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