Weather Warnings - Flood Warning for TAS

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania
Note: This Flood Watch is a "heads up" for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning.

Final Flood Watch For North, North East, East Coastal, South East, Derwent And Huon Catchments
Issued at 11:59 AM EST on Monday 17 August 2020
By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Watch Number: 4
River levels are generally easing in the flood watch area. Flood Warnings are current for the South Esk, Macquarie, Jordan and Coal rivers.

In the 24 hours since 9 am Monday, widespread rainfall totals of 10-25 mm were recorded in east and south east Tasmania, with an isolated high total of 57 mm at Mt Wellington.
Additional rainfall totals of 1-10 mm are expected for the remainder of Monday.
Strong river rises have occurred in response to rainfall over the last few days. River levels will continue easing during Monday.
A flood warning for the North Esk has been finalised.

Flooding is no longer expected in the following catchments:
Meander River
East Coastal Rivers (north of Bicheno)
Ringarooma River
North Coastal Rivers
Huon River
Channel Coastal Rivers (South East Cape to Gordon)
Derwent River
East Coastal Rivers (south of Bicheno)
South East
Tamar (Launceston)

Tamar (Launceston):

Note: This Flood Watch is a "heads up" for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning. The Bureau of Meteorology does not provide a flood warning service for all of the catchments covered by this flood watch. For more information on the Flood Watch Service:
For the latest warnings see
For the latest rainfall and river level information see
For the latest weather forecast see

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

Next issue:
This is a final Flood Watch, no further watches will be issued for this event.

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