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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Meander River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning for the Meander River

Issued at 9:27 am EST on Friday 24 June 2016
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Warning Number: 2

River rises were observed along the Meander River overnight Thursday into
Friday but minor flooding is no longer expected.

In the 24 hours to 9AM Friday, rainfall totals of 10-41mm have been observed
in Meander River catchment. Further significant rainfall is not expected on
Friday.

Strong and dangerous flows will remain a hazard across the whole Meander
catchment over the next few days.

Meander River above Deloraine:
River levels above Deloraine remained below minor flood and further rises are
not expected.

Meander River - Deloraine to Strathbridge:
River levels at Deloraine remained below minor flood and further rises are not
expected.

The Meander River at Deloraine Railway Bridge peaked at 1.03 metres around
01:00 am Friday 24 June and is currently at 0.98 metres and falling.

Meander River below Strathbridge:
Although river rises may occur throughout Friday, minor flooding is no longer
expected along the Meander River below Strathbridge. Only generalised flood
predictions are available below Strathbridge due to damage of the river
monitoring sites sustained during previous flooding.

Liffey River:
River rises were measured along the Liffey River overnight Thursday into Friday
and river levels are now 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.

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Meander River at Meander, 0.88, Steady, 09:00 AM FRI 24/06/16
Meander River at Deloraine Railway Bridge, 0.98, Steady, 09:00 AM FRI 24/06/16
Liffey River at Upstream West Channel, 0.99, Steady, 08:00 AM FRI 24/06/16
Liffey River at Carrick, 0.87, Steady, 08:00 AM FRI 24/06/16

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.
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