Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - South Gippsland
Final Flood Warning for the South Gippsland Catchments.
Issued at 11:30 am EST on Saturday 15 June 2013
Rainfall has eased in South Gippsland, with rainfall totals since 9am Friday
Some stream rises are occurring in South Gippsland, but no further flooding is
The Merrimans Creek at Seaspray is currently around 1.0 metres and slowly
rising, but is not expected to exceed 1.8 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:
For the latest weather forecast see http:www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts
No further warnings will be issued for this event.
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
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