Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Snowy River
This Flood Warning covers both the Victorian and New South Wales parts of the
Snowy River catchment.
Final Flood Warning for the Snowy River
Issued at 9:54 am EST on Monday 7 September 2015
In the 24 hours to 9 AM Monday no significant rainfall has been recorded in the
Snowy River catchment. No significant rainfall is forecast for the remainder of
River levels are now below minor flood thresholds throughout the Snowy River
catchment. No further flooding is expected for this event.
Snowy River downstream of McKillops Bridge
The Snowy River at McKillops Bridge fell below the Minor Flood Level (2.5
metres) during Sunday evening. River levels will continue to fall during Monday.
The Snowy River at Basin Creek fell below the Minor Flood Level (3.5 metres)
during Sunday evening. River levels will continue to fall during Monday.
In the interests of community safety the SES suggests the 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:
The SES advises that rainfall run-off into waterways in recent fire affected
areas may contain debris such as soil, ash, trees and rocks. People in fire
affected areas should also be alert to the potential for landslide and debris
PLEASE NOTE: Some flood class levels have changed. This is as a result of a
recent review to better represent the water levels at which minor, moderate and
major flood impacts occur. For the list of flood class levels and definitions
of minor, moderate and major flooding see
For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts
No further flood warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Snowy R at Dalgety Weir 1.06m steady 09:10 AM MON 07/09/15
Bombala River at Bombala 1.41m steady 09:00 AM MON 07/09/15
Little Plains R at Wellesley 1.0m steady 09:00 AM MON 07/09/15
Delegate R. at Quidong 0.95m steady 09:00 AM MON 07/09/15
Snowy R at Burnt Hut Crossing 1.65m steady 09:10 AM MON 07/09/15
Suggan Buggan R at Suggan Buggan 2.01m steady 09:00 AM MON 07/09/15
Snowy R at McKillops Bridge 2.36m falling 08:02 AM MON 07/09/15
Snowy R at Basin Ck 3.28m falling 09:23 AM MON 07/09/15
Buchan R at Buchan 1.54m rising 08:45 AM MON 07/09/15
Snowy R. at Jarrahmond 3.0m steady 09:00 AM MON 07/09/15
Snowy R at Orbost 3.21m steady 09:00 AM MON 07/09/15
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
Parts of coastal QLD received their heaviest October rain in five years.