Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Traralgon Creek
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Final Flood Warning for the Traralgon Creek
Issued at 7:03 am EST on Thursday 7 July 2016
Since 9AM Wednesday rainfall totals of up to 72 mm have been recorded in the
Traralgon Creek catchment. A further 5 to 10mm of rain is possible for the
remainder of Thursday.
The Traralgon Creek at Traralgon is expected to peak below the minor flood
level (3.5 metres) late Thursday morning.
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:
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 2.21m falling 06:45 AM THU 07/07/16
Traralgon Ck at Traralgon South 3.72m steady 06:27 AM THU 07/07/16
Traralgon Ck. at Traralgon (Hwy) 2.96m rising 06:41 AM THU 07/07/16
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
The Queensland Government will have the final say in assessing a major flood mitigation levee for Roma in the state's southern inland.
Residents in Tennant Creek say last weekend's rainfall was not recorded by the system that controversially replaced the local weather radar last year.
A deep low pressure system located over the Tasman Sea has whipped up wild winds and large waves in the past 24 hours, with maximum wave heights peaking at eight metres off the coast from Sydney.