Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Kiewa River
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Final Flood Warning for the Kiewa River
Issued at 10:05 am EST on Monday 3 June 2013
In the 24 hours to 9 AM Monday no significant rainfall was recorded in the
Kiewa River catchment. No rainfall is forecast for the Kiewa catchment for
Water levels have now fallen below the minor flood level in the Upper Kiewa
catchment. High stream levels persist in the Lower Kiewa catchment around and
downstream of Bandiana.
The Kiewa River at Kiewa is expected to remain below the Minor Flood Level (3.3
The Kiewa River at Bandiana is currently peaking below the Minor Flood Level
(2.7 metres). High stream levels around and downstream of Bandiana are expected
to continue for several days.
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:
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 1.54m steady 09:30 AM MON 03/06/13
Kiewa R. at Kiewa Main Channel 3.16m steady 09:30 AM MON 03/06/13
Kiewa R. at Kiewa Anabranch NA
Yack'andah Ck. at Osbornes Flat 0.86m steady 09:45 AM MON 03/06/13
Kiewa R. at Bandiana 2.63m steady 09:30 AM MON 03/06/13
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