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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Meander River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

FINAL WARNING

MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE LOWER MEANDER RIVER
Issued at 4:14 pm EST on Saturday 5 October 2013
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Warning Number: 10

River levels throughout the upper and middle reaches of the Meander River are
below the minor flood level and easing.

River levels about Westwood bridge are easing and will fall below the minor
flood level overnight Saturday.

Above Deloraine
River levels throughout the upper catchment are below the minor flood level and
easing.

Deloraine to Strathbridge
River levels in the middle reaches are below the minor flood level and easing.

Below Strathbridge
River levels at Strathbridge are currently below the minor flood level and
easing fast.

River levels about Westwood are easing fast and will fall below the minor flood
level overnight Saturday.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:
NIL

FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.tas.gov.au.
Road closure information is available at www.police.tas.gov.au

For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.
For life threatening situations, call 000 immediately.

Weather Forecast:
Partly cloudy.

Next Issue:
NIL

Latest River Heights:
Meander River at Meander 1.19m steady 02:30 PM SAT 05/10/13
MEANDER RIVER AT DELORAINE RAILWAY BRIDGE 1.06m steady 02:05 PM SAT 05/10/13
Meander River at Strathbridge 4.03m falling 02:00 PM SAT 05/10/13
Meander River at Westwood Bridge 4.8m falling 03:55 PM SAT 05/10/13
LIFFEY RIVER UPSTREAM WEST CHANNEL 0.98m steady 02:00 PM SAT 05/10/13
LIFFEY RIVER AT CARRICK 0.69m steady 02:00 PM SAT 05/10/13

For the latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood

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