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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Meander River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE LOWER MEANDER RIVER BASIN
Issued at 3:01 pm EDT on Monday 1 February 2016
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Warning Number: 3

River levels in the lower reaches of the Meander River are now below minor
flood level and continuing to fall slowly. High stream levels will continue for
the remainder of Monday into Tuesday

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

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

Below Strathbridge
At Westwood Bridge the Meander river peaked just above the Minor Flood level
(4.0 metres) early Monday morning. River levels have now fallen below the minor
flood level. High stream levels will continue in the lower reaches of the
Meander river for the remainder of Monday into Tuesday.

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:
Medium (60%) chance of showers about higher ground, slight (30%) chance
elsewhere.

Next Issue:
No further updates of this warning will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Meander River at Meander 0.7m steady 02:00 PM MON 01/02/16
MEANDER RIVER AT DELORAINE RAILWAY BRIDGE 0.72m steady 01:05 PM MON 01/02/16
Meander River at Strathbridge 1.49m steady 02:00 PM MON 01/02/16
Meander River at Westwood Bridge 3.85m steady 02:32 PM MON 01/02/16
LIFFEY RIVER UPSTREAM WEST CHANNEL 0.75m steady 02:00 PM MON 01/02/16
LIFFEY RIVER AT CARRICK 0.45m steady 02:00 PM MON 01/02/16

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