Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Latrobe River
Final Flood Warning for the Latrobe River
Issued at 10:54 am EST on Friday 29 July 2016
River levels are below minor flood levels in the lower Latrobe River catchment.
The Latrobe River at Rosedale fell below the minor flood level (4.0 metres)
during Thursday afternoon and is continuing to fall. 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:
Latrobe R at Noojee NA
Latrobe R at Willow Grove 1.2m steady 08:30 AM FRI 29/07/16
Tanjil R. at Tanjil Junction 0.82m steady 05:45 AM FRI 29/07/16
Tanjil R at Tanjil South 1.06m steady 08:45 AM FRI 29/07/16
Moe R at Darnum 1.36m steady 08:45 AM FRI 29/07/16
Moe Drain at Trafalgar East 0.83m falling 08:45 AM FRI 29/07/16
Narracan Ck at Thorpdale 0.77m steady 10:41 AM FRI 29/07/16
Narracan Ck at Moe 0.71m steady 10:25 AM FRI 29/07/16
Morwell R at Boolarra 0.6m steady 08:30 AM FRI 29/07/16
Latrobe R at Thoms Bridge 1.81m steady 08:30 AM FRI 29/07/16
Traralgon Ck at Koornalla 1m steady 10:41 AM FRI 29/07/16
Traralgon Ck at Traralgon South 1.34m steady 10:23 AM FRI 29/07/16
Traralgon Ck. at Traralgon (Hwy) 1.3m steady 09:23 AM FRI 29/07/16
Latrobe R at Rosedale 3.71m falling 10:39 AM FRI 29/07/16
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
Sydney is having its wettest March in 33 years after yet another showery night.
Authorities are preparing for a potential cyclone that could hit the north Queensland coast in coming days, as the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) tracks a tropical low in the Coral Sea that is expected to strengthen.
It's looking more likely that a tropical cyclone will cross the Queensland coast in the coming days.