Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Kiewa River
Final Flood Warning for the Kiewa River
Issued at 8:50 am EST on Saturday 13 September 2014
Stream levels are now below Minor Flood Levels in the Kiewa River catchment.
The Kiewa River at Mongans Bridge is below the Minor Flood Level (2.4 metres).
No further stream rises are expected at this location.
The Kiewa River at Kiewa is below the Minor Flood Level (3.3 metres). No
further stream rises are expected at this location.
The Kiewa River at Bandiana peaked around the Minor Flood Level (2.7 metres)
during Friday afternoon. Stream levels are now below the minor flood level and
falling. No further stream rises are expected at this location.
In the interests of community safety the SES suggests the 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:
Kiewa R. at Mongans Bridge 1.28m steady 05:30 AM SAT 13/09/14
Kiewa R. at Kiewa Main Channel 2.47m steady 05:30 AM SAT 13/09/14
Kiewa R. at Kiewa Anabranch 0.37m steady 05:45 AM SAT 13/09/14
Yack'andah Ck. at Osbornes Flat 0.83m steady 11:30 PM FRI 12/09/14
Kiewa R. at Bandiana 2.44m steady 07:00 AM SAT 13/09/14
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