Fairfax Media Network

Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Meander River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

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
Westwood Bridge.

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.

Next issue:
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.
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Hobart to break November heat record

19:58 EDT

Parts of southern Tasmania registered their highest November temperature in a decade today, while Hobart is one day away from a new November heat record.

Hot summer outlook provokes bushfire danger update

18:02 EDT

The prediction of a hotter-than-average summer has led to an update of the national bushfire outlook, with Australia's most highly populated areas — including regions around Sydney, Melbourne and Hobart — facing an above-average fire risk.

BOM announces short, weak La Nina probability for summer lacking rainfall but packing heatwaves

10:37 EDT

The Bureau of Meteorology's latest climate wrap has tilted the warning level over to a La Nina alert, the highest level below an official La Nina.