Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Thomson River
Final Flood Warning for the Thomson River.
Issued at 9:45 am EST on Sunday 10 July 2016
Thomson River upstream of Macalister River Junction
The Thomson River at Wandocka is below the minor flood level (6.2 metres).
The Thomson River at Sale Wharf is currently peaking below the minor flood
level (2.4 metres). The river is expected to remain below the minor flood level.
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 http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts
No further flood warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Aberfeldy R. at Beardmore 0.99m steady 09:10 AM SUN 10/07/16
Thomson R at The Narrows 0.47m steady 09:10 AM SUN 10/07/16
Thomson R at Cooper Ck 0.68m steady 08:58 AM SUN 10/07/16
Thomson R U/S Cowwarr Weir 2.75m steady 09:03 AM SUN 10/07/16
Thomson R at Heyfield 1.22m steady 09:00 AM SUN 10/07/16
Rainbow Ck at Heyfield 1.78m falling 08:45 AM SUN 10/07/16
Thomson R. at Wandocka 3.31m steady 09:19 AM SUN 10/07/16
Macalister R. D/S Lake Glenmaggie 0.46m steady 08:30 AM SUN 10/07/16
Thomson R at Bundalaguah 5.47m steady 09:21 AM SUN 10/07/16
Latrobe R at Rosedale 3.92m steady 09:08 AM SUN 10/07/16
Thomson R. at Sale Wharf 1.99m steady 08:10 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
A cold front has brought damaging wind gusts to parts of Victoria with more on the way.