Weather Warnings - Flood Warning for the Jordan River
Final Flood Warning for the Jordan River
Issued at 3:44 pm EST on Saturday 17 September 2016
Flood Warning Number: 5
Minor flooding has eased in the Jordan River about Mauriceton. River levels
will continue to ease overnight Saturday into Sunday and renewed rises are not
No rainfall has been reported about the Jordan catchment since 9AM Saturday.
Strong and dangerous flows will remain a hazard throughout the Jordan river
catchment over the next few days.
No further flooding is expected in the Jordan River.
The Jordan River at Mauriceton peaked at 1.29 metres around 11:45 am Friday 16
September and is currently at 0.89 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:
Jordan River at Mauriceton, 0.89, Falling, 02:00 PM SAT 17/09/16
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.
Communities across Victoria are bracing for powerful winds, heavy rain and flash flooding as an intense storm sweeps across from South Australia, but the system is expected to weaken as it moves east.
All of as a storm front lashes the state, with homes, businesses, hospitals and airports affected.