Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - North Esk River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning For The North Esk River
Issued at 08:53 PM EST on Sunday 16 August 2020
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Watch Number: 4

NO FURTHER FLOODING IS EXPECTED ALONG THE LOWER NORTH ESK
River levels in the North Esk River remain high and dangerous flows will be a hazard over the next few days.
In the 24 hours to 8:00 pm Sunday, rainfall totals of 2-6 mm were recorded across the North Esk catchment.
No further significant rainfall is forecast over the next few days.

Upper North Esk River:
River levels remain elevated along the upper North Esk River.
Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn:
No further flooding is expected in the Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn.
The North Esk River at Corra Linn peaked at 2.62 metres around 4:00 am Sunday 16 August and is currently at 2.42 metres and falling.
The North Esk River at Corra Linn is expected to remain below the minor flood level (2.70 m).

St Patricks River:
Cancellation

Flood Safety Advice:
FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.tas.gov.au
Road closure information is available at www.police.tas.gov.au}
For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.
For life threatening situations, call 000 immediately.

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake,0.90,Steady,07:54 PM SUN 16/08/20
North Esk River at Ballroom,1.32,Steady,06:00 PM SUN 16/08/20
North Esk River at Corra Linn,2.43,Steady,08:19 PM SUN 16/08/20

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts.
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