Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Tambo River
Final Flood Warning for the Tambo River.
Issued at 9:20 am EST on Sunday 10 July 2016
River levels are now receding in the Tambo River. Areas of low lying land in
the Tambo Catchment will continue to remain flooded, for more information refer
to the Emergency Victoria website (http://emergency.vic.gov.au)
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:
For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts
There will no further issues of this product for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Tambo R at Swifts Ck 2.74m falling 08:45 AM SUN 10/07/16
Tambo R at DS Ramrod Ck 2.11m steady 08:56 AM SUN 10/07/16
Tambo R at Battens Landing 3.99m steady 08:54 AM SUN 10/07/16
Timbarra R D/S Wilkinson Ck 2.63m steady 08:48 AM SUN 10/07/16
Nicholson R D/S Pump House 0.68m steady 07:30 AM SUN 10/07/16
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
Residents in the Whitsundays in central Queensland have been urged not to drink tap water for the next few days due to health risks.
Residents in northern New South Wales have been ordered to evacuate ahead of "unprecedented" flooding, and south-east Queensland has been hit by damaging winds and heavy rain.
Heavy rain is wreaking havoc across Queensland and northern NSW as the remnants of ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie move south.