Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Mitta Mitta River
Final Flood Warning for the Mitta Mitta River Upstream of Lake Dartmouth.
Issued at 9:45 am EST on Thursday 11 September 2014
River levels have fallen below minor flood levels in the Mitta Mitta River
catchment. No further stream rises are expected for this event.
Mitta Mitta upstream of Dartmouth
The Big River at Joker Creek peaked below the Minor Flood Level (2.8 metres)
during the early hours of Wednesday morning and is continuing to fall.
The Mitta Mitta River at Hinnomunjie peaked at around 2.1 metres (Minor Flood
Level 1.8 metres) during Wednesday morning. The river is now below the minor
flood level and falling.
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:
The SES advises that rainfall run-off into waterways in recent fire affected
areas may contain debris such as soil, ash, trees and rocks. People in fire
affected areas should also be alert to the potential for landslide and debris
For the latest weather forecast see http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts/
No further flood warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Big R. at Joker Creek 1.64m falling 08:45 AM THU 11/09/14
Mitta Mitta R. at Hinnomunjie 1.55m falling 08:45 AM THU 11/09/14
Gibbo R. at Gibbo Park 0.91m steady 08:45 AM THU 11/09/14
Mitta Mitta R. at Colemans 1.17m steady 08:25 AM THU 11/09/14
Snowy Ck. at Granite Flat 1.11m steady 08:45 AM THU 11/09/14
Mitta Mitta R. at Tallandoon 1.51m steady 08:30 AM THU 11/09/14
Tallangatta Ck. at McCallums 0.84m steady 08:45 AM THU 11/09/14
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
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