Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Mitta Mitta River
Final Flood Warning for the Mitta Mitta River
Issued at 10:54 am EDT on Thursday 6 October 2016
Flood Warning Number: 5
Tallangatta Creek at McCallums has fallen below the minor flood level.
Flood Safety Advice:
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:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Big River at Joker Creek, 2.17, Falling, 08:30 AM THU 06/10/16
Mitta Mitta River at Hinnomunjie, 1.97, Falling, 09:45 AM THU 06/10/16
Gibbo River at Gibbo Park, 2.20, Falling, 09:45 AM THU 06/10/16
Lake Dartmouth HG, 465.23, Rising, 09:45 AM THU 06/10/16
Snowy Creek at Granite Flat, 2.32, Falling, 09:45 AM THU 06/10/16
Mitta Mitta River at Tallandoon, 3.93, Falling, 09:45 AM THU 06/10/16
Tallangatta Creek at McCallums, 1.62, Falling, 09:45 AM THU 06/10/16
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 217. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts.
Saturday's storms produced large hail, intense rainfall and destructive winds to several locations across southeast Queensland as two large storms rolled over in quick succession.
Two homes in south-east Queensland were destroyed by fire during yesterday's super cell storms, which also overturned caravans and saw a teenager struck by lightning.
Parts of far northwestern New South Wales have been scorching in temperatures in the mid forties, as much as 10 degrees above average.