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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Westernport

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Final Flood Warning for the Bunyip River at Iona and Cora Lynn
Issued at 8:48 am EDT on Sunday 17 November 2013
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Victorian Regional Office on behalf of Melbourne
Water

The Bunyip River catchment has received rainfall averaging about 0 mm since
09:00 AM yesterday. The Western Port catchment has received rainfall averaging
about 0 mm for the same period. Insignificant rainfall totals have been
forecast for the catchments today.

The level of the Bunyip River at Iona is now well below the Minor Flood Level
(2.10 metres).

The level of the Bunyip River at Cora Lynn is now well below the Minor Flood
Level (3.10 metres).

The river heights at 08:18 AM 17/11/2013 were:



Sites in Bunyip River catchment:

Bunyip River at Headworks: 0.25 metres, steady

Bunyip River at Tonimbuk: 1.38 metres, falling

Bunyip River at Longwarry North: 1.34 metres, falling

Tarago Reservoir: 156.57 metres, steady

Tarago River at Neerim South: 1.22 metres, falling

Tarago River at Drouin West: 0.61 metres, falling

Bunyip River at Iona: 1.44 metres, steady

Bunyip River at Koo Wee Rup: 1.75 metres, falling

Bunyip River at Cora Lynn: 2.62 metres, falling

Yallock Outfall Drain at Cora Lynn: 0.46 metres, falling



Other sites in Western Port catchment:

Gumscrub Creek at Pakenham: 0.36 metres, steady

Toomuc Creek at Pakenham: 0.44 metres, steady

Deep Creek at Pakenham: 0.42 metres, steady

Kennedy Creek at Pakenham: 0.38 metres, steady

Cardinia Creek at Officer: 1.03 metres, falling

Cardinia Creek at Cardinia: 0.51 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:
http://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/trafficalerts

Weather Forecast:

For the latest weather forecast see 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
659217.
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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