Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Murray River upstream of Hume Weir
This flood warning covers both the Victorian and New South Wales
parts of the Murray River catchment upstream of Lake Hume.
Final Flood Warning for the Murray River U/S of Lake Hume
Issued at 10:40 am EST on Friday 29 July 2016
In the 24 hours to 9 am Friday rainfall totals of less than 5 mm have been
recorded in the Upper Murray River catchment.
For Friday, rainfall totals of around 5-10 mm are forecast for the North East
River levels are below minor flood levels in the Upper Murray catchment.
Upstream of Jingellic
The Murray River at Biggara is below the Minor Flood Level (2.0 metres).
Snowy Hydro have advised that releases from Khancoban are below the Minor Flood
Flow 113 m3/sec).
The Murray River at Bringenbrong is below the Minor Flood Level (3.0 metres)
and falling. The river is expected to remain below the minor flood level.
The Murray River at Jingellic fell below the Minor Flood Level (4.0 metres)
during Thursday afternoon and is continuing to fall. The river is expected to
remain below the minor flood level.
SES advises that all community members should:
Never walk, ride or drive through floodwater,
Never allow children to play in floodwater,
Stay away from waterways and stormwater drains during and after heavy rain,
Keep well clear of fallen power lines
Be aware that in fire affected areas, rainfall run-off into waterways may
contain debris such as ash, soil, trees and rocks, and heavy rainfall increases
the potential for landslides and debris across roads.
Current Emergency Information is available at http://emergency.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:
Murray R. at Biggara 1.45m steady 10:00 AM FRI 29/07/16
Murray R. at Bringenbrong 2.63m falling 10:00 AM FRI 29/07/16
Corryong Ck. at Towong 1.98m falling 08:45 AM FRI 29/07/16
Tooma R. at Pinegrove 2.69m steady 10:00 AM FRI 29/07/16
Cudgewa Ck. at Berringama 1.85m steady 05:30 AM FRI 29/07/16
Cudgewa Ck. at Cudgewa North 1.16m falling 08:45 AM FRI 29/07/16
Murray R. at Jingellic 3.88m falling 08:45 AM FRI 29/07/16
Jingellic Ck at Jingellic 1.92m steady 10:00 AM FRI 29/07/16
Tallangatta Ck. at McCallums 1.29m steady 08:45 AM FRI 29/07/16
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