Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Traralgon Creek
Final Flood Warning for the Traralgon Creek
Issued at 8:46 am EDT on Monday 8 December 2014
Since 9AM Sunday rainfall totals of up to 85mm have been recorded in the
Traralgon Creek catchment. Showers with rainfall totals of around 5mm or less
are forecast for the remainder of Monday.
Stream rises have been observed in the Traralgon Creek as a result of the
rainfall. Further rises are possible in the Traralgon Creek at Traralgon
throughout Monday but stream levels are expected to remain below the Minor
Flood Level (3.5 metres).
In the interests of community safety the SES suggests 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 http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts
No further flood warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Traralgon Ck. at Koornalla 1.13m steady 08:12 AM MON 08/12/14
Traralgon Ck. at Traralgon South 2.21m falling 08:32 AM MON 08/12/14
Traralgon Ck. at Traralgon (Hwy) 1.11m steady 08:16 AM MON 08/12/14
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
Another seven Queensland regions have been drought declared, including Townsville and the Burdekin region, which are in the usually wet areas of north Queensland.