Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Loddon River
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Final Flood Warning for the Loddon River Downstream of Laanecoorie Reservoir
Issued at 10:27 am EST on Wednesday 29 August 2012
In the 24 hours to 9 AM Wednesday no significant rainfall was recorded in the
Loddon River Catchment. No significant rainfall has been forecast for several
High stream levels are expected to continue downstream of Loddon Weir for the
next several days.
The Loddon River at Appin South is currently peaking below the Minor Flood
Level (2.8 metres). The river is expected to remain around this level for the
next several days.
The Loddon River at Kerang is expected to peak below the Minor Flood Level
(77.0 metres AHD).
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:
Loddon R. at Vaughan 1.17m falling 08:40 AM WED 29/08/12
Jim Crow Ck. at Yandoit 1.38m falling 08:40 AM WED 29/08/12
Muckleford Ck. at Muckleford 0.03m steady 08:45 AM WED 29/08/12
Loddon R. at Newstead 1.04m steady 08:45 AM WED 29/08/12
Joyces Ck. at Strathlea NA
Loddon R. D/S Cairn Curran 0.25m steady 08:45 AM WED 29/08/12
Tullaroop Ck. at Clunes NA
McCallum Ck. at Carisbrook 0.34m steady 08:45 AM WED 29/08/12
Bet Bet Ck. at Bet Bet 1.5m steady 08:30 AM WED 29/08/12
Loddon R. D/S Laanecoorie 0.8m falling 08:30 AM WED 29/08/12
Loddon R. at Serpetine Weir 1.42m steady 08:30 AM WED 29/08/12
Loddon R. D/S Loddon Weir 2.42m steady 08:30 AM WED 29/08/12
Loddon R. at Appin South 2.69m steady 08:30 AM WED 29/08/12
Loddon R. at Kerang 76.06m rising 08:30 AM WED 29/08/12
Note: AHD is Australian Height Datum (height above mean sea level).
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