Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - South Esk

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning for the South Esk River

Issued at 10:45 am EST on Friday 14 June 2019
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Warning Number: 4

Flooding is no longer expected in the South Esk River catchment.

The river peaked at Fingal on Thursday evening below the minor flood level and
is easing slowly. No flooding is expected along the middle and lower reaches.

In the 24 hours to 9 am Thursday rainfall totals up to 10 mm were observed in
the South Esk river catchment. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next
few days.

Strong and dangerous flows may be a hazard over the next couple of days.

South Esk River above Fingal:
No further flooding is expected in the upper South Esk River above Fingal.
River levels are easing slowly.

St Pauls River:
No flooding is expected on the St Pauls River.

South Esk River - Fingal to Llewellyn:
No flooding is expected in the South Esk River - Fingal to Llewellyn.

The South Esk River at Fingal is currently at 2.70 metres and falling. River
levels will remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Friday.

The South Esk River at Llewellyn will remain below the minor flood level (4.00
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:
Break O'Day River at Killymoon, 0.31, Steady, 10:00 AM FRI 14/06/19
South Esk River at Upper Esk Road Bridge, 0.92, Steady, 10:15 AM FRI 14/06/19
South Esk River at Mathinna, 0.75, Steady, 10:02 AM FRI 14/06/19
South Esk River at Fingal, 2.70, Falling, 09:57 AM FRI 14/06/19
St Pauls River at Lewis Hill, 0.05, Steady, 10:17 AM FRI 14/06/19
St Pauls River above Avoca, 0.58, Steady, 10:15 AM FRI 14/06/19
South Esk River at Llewellyn, 1.62, Steady, 10:00 AM FRI 14/06/19
South Esk River at Perth, 2.03, Steady, 10:00 AM FRI 14/06/19
South Esk River at Longford, 0.58, Steady, 10:19 AM FRI 14/06/19
South Esk River at Trevallyn Pond, 125.73, 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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