Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Kiewa River
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Final Flood Warning for the Kiewa River
Issued at 9:31 am EST on Monday 23 September 2013
In the 24 hours to 9AM Monday, no significant rainfall has been recorded in the
Kiewa River catchment. No significant rainfall has been forecast for the
remainder of Monday and Tuesday.
The Kiewa River at Bandiana fell below the Minor Flood Level (2.7 metres) early
Sunday afternoon. No further flooding is expected at this location for this
event. High stream levels will continue around and downstream of Bandiana for
the remainder of Monday into Tuesday.
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 1.56m steady 08:45 AM MON 23/09/13
Kiewa R. at Kiewa Main Channel 2.63m steady 08:45 AM MON 23/09/13
Kiewa R. at Kiewa Anabranch 0.45m steady 08:45 AM MON 23/09/13
Yack'andah Ck. at Osbornes Flat 0.97m falling 08:45 AM MON 23/09/13
Kiewa R. at Bandiana 2.63m falling 08:45 AM MON 23/09/13
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