Weather Warnings - Flood Advice - North Central District
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Note: This Flood Watch is a heads-up for possible future flooding and is NOT a
Flood Warning (see note below)
Flood Watch for the Goulburn and Broken Basins
Issued at 10:57 am EDT on Thursday 28 February 2013
In the 24 hours to 9 AM Thursday rainfall totals up to 93 mm have been recorded
in the Goulburn and Broken Basins. No significant rainfall has been forecast
for the remainder of Thursday.
Stream rises have been observed in the Goulburn and Broken Basins however no
riverine flooding is expected.
The Bureau of Meteorology is monitoring the situation.
Note: This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and
streams must monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings and be ready to
move to higher ground should flooding develop. Flood Warnings will be issued if
the Minor Flood Level is expected to be exceeded at key sites along the main
rivers for which the Bureau of Meteorology provides a flood warning service.
For detailed explanation see;
In the interests of community safety the SES suggests following precautions:
Don't walk, ride or drive through floodwater,
Don't allow children to play in floodwater,
Stay away from waterways and stormwater drains, and
Keep well clear of fallen power lines
Current Emergency Information is available at http://www.ses.vic.gov.au
For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
Current Road and Traffic Information is available at the VicRoads website:
For the latest weather forecast see http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts/
No further Flood Watches will be issued for this event.
Flood Warnings, Flood Watches, River Height and Rainfall information are
available on the Bureau of Meteorology web site at
http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood/. Flood Warnings and Flood Watches for
Victorian Catchments are available on: Telephone Weather Service No. 1300