Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Mitta Mitta River
Final Flood Warning for the Tallangatta Creek
Issued at 10:04 am EST on Saturday 23 July 2016
Rainfall has eased, and rainfall totals in the 12 hours to 10am Saturday have
been below 20mm. Rainfall totals during Saturday will be between 5 and 10 mm,
with isolated higher totals.
Flood levels have peaked in the Tallangatta Creek, and have now fallen below
Mitta Mitta downstream of Dartmouth
The Tallangatta Creek at McCallums peaked at 1.85 metres around 5pm Friday, and
is now below the minor Flood Level (1.6 metres) and falling.
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:
For the latest weather forecast see http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts/
No further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Big R at Joker Ck 2.33m steady 09:45 AM SAT 23/07/16
Mitta Mitta R. at Hinnomunjie 2.43m steady 09:45 AM SAT 23/07/16
Gibbo R. at Gibbo Park 2.16m steady 09:45 AM SAT 23/07/16
Mitta Mitta R. at Colemans 0.89m steady 08:26 AM SAT 23/07/16
Snowy Ck. at Granite Flat 1.94m steady 09:45 AM SAT 23/07/16
Mitta Mitta R. at Tallandoon 2.8m falling 09:30 AM SAT 23/07/16
Tallangatta Ck. at McCallums 1.45m falling 09:30 AM SAT 23/07/16
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
Parts of northern Tasmania are having one of the wettest winters on record, but it isn't over yet.