Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Dandenong
Final Flood Warning for the Dandenong Creek at Rowville (Police Road RB)
Issued at 12:27 pm EDT on Friday 15 November 2013
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Victorian Regional Office on behalf of Melbourne
The Dandenong Creek catchment has received rainfall averaging about 1 mm since
09:00 AM yesterday. Insignificant rainfall totals have been forecast for the
The level of the Dandenong Creek at Rowville (Police Road RB) peaked at 4.4
metres at 9:10 PM last night and is currently falling below the Minor Flood
Level (4.60 metres).
The river heights at 12:10 PM 15/11/2013 were:
Bungalook Creek at Fussell Rd RB, Montrose: 0.17 metres, falling
Dandenong Ck. at Liverpool Rd RB, The Basin: 1.74 metres, falling
Dandenong Ck. at Wantirna Road, Heathmont: 0.50 metres, steady
Blind Ck at Retarding Basin, Knox: 0.22 metres, falling
Blind Ck at High Street Road, Wantirna Sth: 0.24 metres, steady
Corhanwarrabul Ck at Stud Road, Scoresby: 0.48 metres, falling
Dandenong Ck. at Police Road RB, Rowville: 4.23 metres, falling
Dandenong Ck. at Hammond Road, Dandenong: 2.42 metres, falling
Mile Ck. at Springvale: 0.04 metres, steady
Mile Ck. at Keysborough: 0.33 metres, falling
Dandenong Ck. at East Link, Keysborough: 1.67 metres, falling
Eumemmering Ck at Lyndhurst: 1.10 metres, falling
No further flood warning will be issued for this event.
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
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
River height and additional rainfall data for Greater Melbourne catchments is
available from Melbourne Water at http://www.melbournewater.com.au
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