Fairfax Media Network

Weather Warnings - Flood Watch

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Note: This Flood Watch is a "heads up" for possible future flooding and is NOT
a Flood Warning.

FINAL FLOOD WATCH FOR ALL NORTH EASTERN RIVER BASINS
Issued at 10:01 am EDT on Thursday 12 October 2017

By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.


A flood watch for all North Eastern River basins is now finalised .

In the 24 hours to 9am Thursday, widespread rainfall totals of 20-30mm have
been recorded in the north of the State, with isolated totals up to 37mm.

Rain has now eased. Showers in the west of the State are forecast to bring
15mm for the remainder of Thursday.

River rises have been observed, but flooding is no longer expected.

Note: This Flood Watch is a "heads up" for possible future flooding and is NOT
a Flood Warning. The Bureau of Meteorology does not provide a flood warning
service for all of the catchments covered by this flood watch.

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.

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecast see http://www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts/

Next Issue:
No further flood watches will be issued for this event.

For the latest rainfall and river level information see
www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

'Missing plane' training drill puts Tasmanian search and rescue ops to the test in central highlands

11:54 EST

A light plane, last seen by a fisherman somewhere above Tasmania's Great Lake, is missing with its 57-year-old pilot — that is the fictional scenario faced by police, surf lifesavers, the SES and volunteers at a training exercise.

Philippines landslides after Typhoon Mangkhut could end the hunt for gold

10:15 EST

A series of landslides that have killed at least 70 people in the northern Philippines has triggered a debate that could bring an end to small-scale gold mining in the region.

Gardening Australia's Costa Georgiadis offers advice on how to drought-proof your garden

00:34 EST

While the drought continues to hurt farmers across large swathes of eastern Australia, the big dry is also taking its toll on our gardens.