Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - South Esk

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning For The South Esk River
Issued at 08:53 AM EST on Monday 09 September 2019
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Watch Number: 4

Minor flooding has now eased in the South Esk River.
In the 24 hours to 9am Monday, rainfall totals of up to 4 mm have been recorded over the South Esk River catchment. No further significant rainfall is forecast over the next few days.
Strong and dangerous flows will continue to be a hazard over the next couple of days.

South Esk River above Fingal:
River levels have peaked and no further flooding is expected in the South Esk River at Mathinna.
St Pauls River:
No further flooding is expected in the St Pauls River.
The St Pauls River at Lewis Hill is currently at 1.38 metres and slowly falling.
The St Pauls River at Lewis Hill is expected to remain below the minor flood level (1.70 m) over the next few days.

South Esk River - Fingal to Llewellyn:
No further flooding is expected in the South Esk River - Fingal to Llewellyn.
The South Esk River at Fingal is currently at 3.35 metres and falling.
The South Esk River at Fingal is expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) over the next few days.

The South Esk River at Llewellyn is currently nearing a peak and is at 3.39 metres and steady.
The South Esk River at Llewellyn is expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) over the next few days.

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,0.73,Steady,06:00 AM MON 09/09/19
South Esk River at Upper Esk Road Bridge,0.77,Steady,08:00 AM MON 09/09/19
South Esk River at Mathinna,0.70,Steady,08:00 AM MON 09/09/19
South Esk River at Fingal,3.35,Falling,07:51 AM MON 09/09/19
St Pauls River at Lewis Hill,1.38,Falling,08:19 AM MON 09/09/19
St Pauls River above Avoca,1.62,Steady,08:15 AM MON 09/09/19
South Esk River at Llewellyn,3.39,Steady,08:00 AM MON 09/09/19
South Esk River at Perth,2.01,Steady,06:15 AM MON 09/09/19
South Esk River at Longford,0.65,Steady,08:14 AM MON 09/09/19
South Esk River at Trevallyn Pond,120.35,Falling,07:30 AM MON 09/09/19

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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