Fairfax Media Network

Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Derwent River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning for the River Derwent

Issued at 8:46 am EDT on Tuesday 15 November 2016
Flood Warning Number: 6

Minor flooding has eased in the River Derwent catchment during Tuesday morning.
River levels will continue to ease during Tuesday.

Since 9AM Monday, no significant rainfall has been recorded in the Derwent
Catchment. No significant rainfall is forecast for the Derwent catchment for
Tuesday.

Strong and dangerous flows may remain a hazard throughout the Derwent Catchment
over the next few days.

River Derwent above River Ouse:
No further flooding is expected in the River Derwent above River Ouse.

River Ouse:
No further flooding is expected in the River Ouse.

The River Ouse at Ashton is currently at 1.42 metres and steady.

River Clyde:
No further flooding is expected in the River Clyde.

River Derwent above Meadowbank Dam:
No further flooding is expected in the River Derwent above Meadowbank Dam.

Tyenna River:
No further flooding is expected in the Tyenna River.

Styx River:
No further flooding is expected in the Styx River.

River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam:
No further flooding is expected in the River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam.

The River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam is currently at 2.92 metres and steady.

The River Derwent at Macquarie Plains is currently at 2.05 metres and falling.

River Derwent around New Norfolk:
No further flooding is expected in the River Derwent around New Norfolk.

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:
River Derwent below Lake St Clair, 1.23, Steady, 07:00 AM TUE 15/11/16
River Ouse at Ashton, 1.42, Steady, 07:15 AM TUE 15/11/16
River Ouse at 3B Weir, 1.20, Steady, 07:30 AM TUE 15/11/16
River Clyde at Bothwell, 1.07, Steady, 07:00 AM TUE 15/11/16
River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam, 2.93, Steady, 08:00 AM TUE 15/11/16
River Derwent at Macquarie Plains, 2.05, Steady, 08:32 AM TUE 15/11/16
Tyenna River at Newbury, 0.66, Steady, 07:15 AM TUE 15/11/16
Styx River at Bruces Bridge, 0.90, Falling, 06:50 AM TUE 15/11/16
River Derwent at New Norfolk, 1.28, Rising, 08:41 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.
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Scientists make accidental breakthrough that could lead to drought-proof crops

17:39 EST

A group of Australian National University (ANU) scientists has made a major breakthrough that could improve Australia's food security during drought.

Sydney shivers

16:53 EST

Sydney has just endured its coldest day so far this year, as long as it doesn't warm up too much before 9am tomorrow.

Chilly Thursday for Tasmania

13:55 EST

A wintry blast will bring rain, hail, blustery winds and low level snow to Tasmania on Thursday.