Fairfax Media Network

Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - North Esk River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning for the North Esk River

Issued at 9:02 am EST on Saturday 16 June 2018
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Warning Number: 4

River levels in the lower reaches of the North Esk have peaked and are now

No significant rainfall is forecast over the weekend.

Strong and dangerous flows are likely to remain a hazard in the North Esk
catchment over the next few days.

St Patricks River:
No flooding is expected in the St Patricks River around Nunamara Offtake.

Upper North Esk River:
No flooding is expected in the upper North Esk River around Ballroom.

Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn:
No further flooding is expected in the Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn.

The North Esk River at Corra Linn peaked at 2.70 metres around 02:00 pm Friday
15 June and is currently at 2.46 metres and falling. The North Esk River at
Corra Linn is expected to remain around the minor flood level (2.70 m) Friday

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:
St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake, 1.00, Steady, 08:06 AM SAT 16/06/18
North Esk River at Ballroom, 1.26, Steady, 08:00 AM SAT 16/06/18
North Esk River at Corra Linn, 2.46, Falling, 08:37 AM SAT 16/06/18

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

Lake Eyre flood lures tourists to 'once-in-a-lifetime' spectacle providing outback businesses with key lifeline

07:39 EST

This year's flood event at Lake Eyre in hasn't just delivered a spectacular natural wonder, it has also brought new life to Central Australia and a crucial economic boost to remote businesses.

Sydney's cold mornings to continue

15:40 EST

On Saturday morning Sydney awoke to its coldest morning of the year so far, at just seven degrees it was a good day to sleep in.

Canberra slow to thaw after frozen fog of a morning

15:29 EST

Canberra took until brunch to shake off the frozen fog which had blanketed much of northern ACT just before sunrise when it had chilled to minus five degrees.