Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - North Esk River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning for the North Esk River

Issued at 10:27 am EST on Friday 14 June 2019
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Warning Number: 5

Flooding has eased Lower North Esk river around Corra Linn.

In the 24 hours to 9 am Friday, rainfall totals up to 9 mm were observed across
the North Esk catchment. No significant rainfall is expected for the next
couple of days.

St Patricks River:
River levels are easing in the St Patricks River.

The St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake is currently at 0.93 metres and
falling. The St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake will remain below the minor
flood level (1.50 m) during Friday.

Upper North Esk River:
River levels are easing in the Upper North Esk River. The river level at
Ballroom is currently at 1.11 m and steady.

Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn:
Flooding has eased in the Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn.

Data is temporarily unreliable from the site, but indications are that river
level is falling slowly. The North Esk River at Corra Linn is expected to
remain below the minor flood level (2.70 m) during Friday.

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, 0.93, Falling, 10:05 AM FRI 14/06/19
North Esk River at Ballroom, 1.11, Steady, 10:00 AM FRI 14/06/19

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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