Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Murray River upstream of Hume Weir
Final Flood Warning for the Murray River upstream of Lake Hume
Issued at 9:51 am EDT on Thursday 20 October 2016
Flood Warning Number: 5
Flooding has now eased in the Murray Catchment upstream of Lake Hume
Murray River to Biggara:
The Murray River at Biggara is below the minor flood level (2.00 m), at 1.65
metres and falling.
Murray River Biggara to Bringenbrong:
Minor flooding has eased along the Murray River Biggara to Bringenbrong.
The Murray River at Bringenbrong is currently at 2.94 metres and falling.
Murray River Bringenbrong to Lake Hume:
The Murray River at Jingellic has fallen below minor flood level (4.0 metres).
The Murray River at Jingellic is currently at 3.49 metres and steady.
Flood Safety Advice:
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:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Murray River at Biggara, 1.66, Steady, 09:30 AM THU 20/10/16
Murray River at Bringenbrong, 2.95, Steady, 09:30 AM THU 20/10/16
Corryong Creek at Towong, 1.73, Steady, 08:30 AM THU 20/10/16
Cudgewa Creek at Berringama, 1.76, Steady, 08:30 AM THU 20/10/16
Cudgewa Creek at Cudgewa North, 0.85, Steady, 08:30 AM THU 20/10/16
Mannus Creek at Yarramundi, 0.76, Steady, 09:00 AM THU 20/10/16
Mannus Creek at Tooma, 0.67, Steady, 09:00 AM THU 20/10/16
Tumbarumba Creek at Tumbarumba (No 2), 0.98, Steady, 09:00 AM THU 20/10/16
Maragle Creek at Maragle, 0.72, Steady, 06:45 PM WED 19/10/16
Tumbarumba Creek at Bakers, 2.52, Steady, 09:00 AM THU 20/10/16
Welumba Creek at the Square, 0.69, Steady, 09:00 AM THU 20/10/16
Tooma River at Pinegrove, 2.51, Steady, 09:15 AM THU 20/10/16
Murray River at Jingellic, 3.49, Steady, 08:30 AM THU 20/10/16
Jingellic Creek at Jingellic, 1.51, Steady, 09:15 AM THU 20/10/16
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 217. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts.
Australia's 2016/17 Tropical Cyclone season officially begins on Tuesday next week.