Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Mitta Mitta River
Final Flood Warning for the Mitta Mitta River
for Tallangatta Creek
Issued at 9:38 am EST on Sunday 4 September 2016
Flood Warning Number: 3
No further flooding is expected in the Tallangatta Creek for this event. The
Tallangatta Creek at McCallums is below the minor flood level and falling
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, 1.96, Steady, 05:30 AM SUN 04/09/16
Mitta Mitta River at Hinnomunjie, 1.85, Steady, 08:45 AM SUN 04/09/16
Gibbo River at Gibbo Park, 1.92, Falling, 08:45 AM SUN 04/09/16
Lake Dartmouth HG, 457.85, Rising, 08:45 AM SUN 04/09/16
Snowy Creek at Granite Flat, 1.76, Steady, 08:45 AM SUN 04/09/16
Mitta Mitta River at Tallandoon, 2.65, Steady, 08:30 AM SUN 04/09/16
Tallangatta Creek at McCallums, 1.43, Falling, 08:45 AM SUN 04/09/16
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.
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