Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - North Esk River
Final Flood Warning for the North Esk River
Issued at 8:18 am EDT on Tuesday 15 November 2016
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Warning Number: 7
Minor flooding has eased in the North Esk River catchment during Tuesday
morning. River levels will continue to ease during Tuesday.
Since 9AM Monday no significant rainfall has been reported in the North Esk
catchment. No significant rainfall is forecast for the North Esk catchment for
Strong and dangerous flows are likely to remain a hazard in throughout the
North Esk catchment over the next few days.
St Patricks River:
No further flooding is expected in the St Patricks River.
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 peaked at 3.12 metres around 08:40 pm Sunday
13 November and is currently at 2.32 metres and steady.
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, 0.90, Falling, 08:02 AM TUE 15/11/16
North Esk River at Ballroom, 1.38, Falling, 07:00 AM TUE 15/11/16
North Esk River at Corra Linn, 2.32, Steady, 08:04 AM TUE 15/11/16
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.
Saturday's storms produced large hail, intense rainfall and destructive winds to several locations across southeast Queensland as two large storms rolled over in quick succession.
Two homes in south-east Queensland were destroyed by fire during yesterday's super cell storms, which also overturned caravans and saw a teenager struck by lightning.
Parts of far northwestern New South Wales have been scorching in temperatures in the mid forties, as much as 10 degrees above average.