Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - North Esk River
Final Flood Warning for the North Esk River
Issued at 9:52 am EST on Saturday 25 June 2016
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Warning Number: 10
Minor flooding has eased in the lower reaches of the North Esk River around
Corra Linn. River levels throughout the whole North Esk catchment will continue
to fall slowly over the weekend.
A moderate flood warning is current for the South Esk River.
No significant rainfall is forecast for the northeast during Saturday. Snow
melt may maintain high river levels over the weekend. Strong and dangerous
flows will be a hazard across the whole North Esk catchment over the next few
St Patricks River:
No further flooding is expected in the St Patricks River.
The St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake peaked at 1.57 metres around 11:00 pm
Thursday 23 June and is currently at 1.12 metres and falling.
Upper North Esk River:
No further flooding is expected in the Upper North Esk River.
Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn:
Minor flooding has eased along the Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn. No
further flooding is expected.
The North Esk River at Corra Linn peaked at 3.42 metres around 09:00 pm
Thursday 23 June and is currently at 2.62 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:
St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake, 1.13, Steady, 09:06 AM SAT 25/06/16
North Esk River at Ballroom, 1.62, Steady, 07:30 AM SAT 25/06/16
North Esk River at Corra Linn, 2.62, Steady, 09:19 AM SAT 25/06/16
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.
It was a teeth-chattering start to July for Australia's westernmost capital city.