Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Snowy River
Final Flood Warning for the Snowy River
Issued at 10:58 am EST on Tuesday 13 September 2016
Flood Warning Number: 4
Snowy River to McKillops Bridge:
No further flooding is expected in the Snowy River to McKillops Bridge.
The Snowy River at McKillops Bridge dropped below the minor flood level (2.50
m) around 07:00 am Tuesday. It is currently at 2.44 metres and is continuing to
Snowy River downstream of McKillops Bridge:
No further flooding is expected in the Snowy River downstream of McKillops
The Snowy River D/S Basin Ck peaked at 3.55 metres (minor flood level 3.5
metres) around 01:00 am Tuesday 13 September and is currently at 3.31 metres
Flood Safety Advice:
SES advises that all community members should:
Never walk, ride or drive through floodwater,
Never allow children to play in floodwater,
Stay away from waterways and stormwater drains during and after heavy rain,
Keep well clear of fallen power lines
Be aware that in fire affected areas, rainfall run-off into waterways may
contain debris such as ash, soil, trees and rocks, and heavy rainfall increases
the potential for landslides and debris across roads.
Current Emergency Information is available at http://emergency.vic.gov.au
For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
Current Road and Traffic Information is available at the VicRoads website:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Suggan Buggan River at Suggan Buggan, 2.00, Steady, 08:45 AM TUE 13/09/16
Snowy River at McKillops Bridge, 2.44, Falling, 10:50 AM TUE 13/09/16
Snowy River D/S Basin Creek, 3.31, Falling, 10:49 AM TUE 13/09/16
Buchan River at Buchan, 1.51, Steady, 08:45 AM TUE 13/09/16
Snowy River at Jarrahmond, 3.11, Steady, 08:45 AM TUE 13/09/16
Snowy River at Orbost, 2.55, Rising, 02:45 AM TUE 13/09/16
Brodribb River at Sardine Creek, 0.75, Steady, 09:00 AM TUE 13/09/16
Snowy River at Dalgety Weir, 1.10, Steady, 04:10 PM MON 12/09/16
McLaughlin River at the Hut, 0.84, Steady, 03:00 PM MON 12/09/16
Bombala River at Bombala, 1.46, Steady, 03:00 PM MON 12/09/16
Little Plains River at Wellesley, 0.76, Steady, 04:00 PM MON 12/09/16
Delegate River at Quidong, 0.77, Steady, 03:00 PM MON 12/09/16
Snowy River at Burnt Hut Crossing, 1.88, Steady, 04:10 PM MON 12/09/16
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 217. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie has intensified to category four and is expected to hit the north Queensland coast on Tuesday morning, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.
After spending three days brewing over the Coral Sea, Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie will make landfall tomorrow.
Evacuation centres are designed to be a safe place to wait out a cyclone â?? not be a home away from home.