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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - North Esk River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning for the North Esk River

Issued at 10:14 am EDT on Monday 26 March 2018
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Warning Number: 2

River rises in the lower reaches of the North Esk about Corra Linn are expected
to remain below minor levels (2.60m) during Monday.

In the 24 hours to 9am Monday rainfall totals of 25 to 30mm were observed in
the North Esk catchment. No further significant rainfall is forecast for the
remainder of Monday.

Strong and dangerous flows will remain a hazard throughout the North Esk
catchment over the next few days.

St Patricks River:
No further flooding is expected in the St Patricks River.

The St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake is currently at 0.90 metres and
steady. River levels are expected to remain below the minor flood level (1.50
m) during Monday.

Upper North Esk River:
No further flooding is expected in the Upper North Esk River.

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 is currently at 2.31 metres and steady. The
North Esk River at Corra Linn is expected to peak near 2.40 metres Monday
afternoon.

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, 0.90, Steady, 09:47 AM MON 26/03/18
North Esk River at Ballroom, 1.30, Steady, 09:15 AM MON 26/03/18
North Esk River at Corra Linn, 2.31, Steady, 09:35 AM MON 26/03/18

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.
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