Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Meander River
Final Flood Warning for the Meander River
Issued at 3:34 pm EDT on Thursday 17 November 2016
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Warning Number: 10
Minor flooding has eased in the lower reaches of the Meander River about
No further flooding is expected in the Meander catchment.
Meander River below Strathbridge:
No further flooding is expected in the Meander River below Strathbridge.
The Meander River at Westwood Bridge fell below the minor flood level (4.0
metres) Thursday afternoon and is currently at 3.98 metres and falling.
Flood Safety Advice:
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.
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Meander River at Meander, 0.73, Steady, 03:00 PM THU 17/11/16
Meander River at Deloraine Railway Bridge, 0.71, Steady, 09:30 AM THU 17/11/16
Meander River at Strathbridge, 1.42, Steady, 01:00 PM THU 17/11/16
Meander River at Westwood Bridge, 3.98, Falling, 02:56 PM THU 17/11/16
Liffey River at Upstream West Channel, 0.69, Steady, 03:00 PM THU 17/11/16
Liffey River at Carrick, 0.36, Steady, 03:00 PM THU 17/11/16
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 216. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts.
Parts of south-east Queensland have been hit with more than 200 millimetres of rain, stranding people in flash flooding and causing schools to remain closed on Friday.
NSW floods: SES evacuation orders and warnings for Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads areas as rescues underway
An evacuation order has been issued by the SES for areas around Murwillumbah, Condong and Tumbulgum, with further warnings in place for areas around Tweed Heads, as floodwaters threaten towns and properties in northern NSW.
A number of central Queensland coal mines operated by BHP Billiton and Glencore remain shut due to torrential rain as ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie continued to make its way through the state.