Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Mitta Mitta River
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Final Flood Warning for the Tallangatta Creek.
Issued at 10:35 am EST on Tuesday 13 August 2013
In the 24 hours to 9 AM Tuesday rainfall totals of up to 15 mm were recorded in
the Mitta Mitta River catchment. Further rainfall totals of 10 to 15mm have
been forecast for the Mitta Mitta River catchment commencing Wednesday morning.
Mitta Mitta upstream of Dartmouth
Mitta Mitta downstream of Dartmouth
The Tallangatta Creek at McCallums peaked above the Minor Flood Level (1.6
metres) during Monday and is currently falling. Renewed stream rises are
expected as a result of the forecast rainfall, however are not expected to lead
to renewed flooding at this location.
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:
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 1.54m falling 09:45 AM TUE 13/08/13
Mitta Mitta R. at Hinnomunjie 1.49m falling 09:45 AM TUE 13/08/13
Gibbo R. at Gibbo Park 1.46m steady 09:30 AM TUE 13/08/13
Mitta Mitta R. at Colemans 2.09m falling 08:25 AM TUE 13/08/13
Snowy Ck. at Granite Flat 1.63m steady 09:45 AM TUE 13/08/13
Mitta Mitta R. at Tallandoon 2.94m falling 09:30 AM TUE 13/08/13
Tallangatta Ck. at McCallums 1.19m falling 09:30 AM TUE 13/08/13
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