Weather Warnings - Flood Warning for VIC

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria
This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments.

Final Flood Watch For Gippsland
Issued at 10:37 AM EST on Monday 06 September 2021
Flood Watch Number: 5
Rainfall has now eased across Gippsland region.

In the 24 hours to 10:00 am Monday, rainfall totals of 10-20 mm have been recorded over the catchment in the flood watch area.
No significant rainfall totals are forecast for the next few days.
Moderate Flood warnings are current for the Mitchell River and Latrobe River catchments.
Minor Flood warnings are current for the Snowy,Tambo, Macalister and Thomson River catchments.

Flooding is no longer expected in this catchment.
Bemm, Cann and Genoa Rivers

The Bureau of Meteorology is continuing to monitor the situation and will issue catchment specific warnings as required.
See www.bom.gov.au/vic/warnings to view the current warnings for Victoria.
For more information on the Flood Watch Service: http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml

Flood Safety Advice:
SES advises that all community members should:
Never walk, ride or drive through floodwater, Never allow children to play in floodwater, Stay away from waterways and stormwater drains during and after heavy rain, Keep well clear of fallen power lines Be aware that in fire affected areas, rainfall run-off into waterways may contain debris such as ash, soil, trees and rocks, and heavy rainfall increases the potential for landslides and debris across roads.
Current Emergency Information is available at http://emergency.vic.gov.au For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
Current Road and Traffic Information is available at the VicRoads website:
http://traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/
Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecast see http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts/
River Height and Rainfall information are available on the Bureau of Meteorology web site at http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood/
Flood Warnings and Flood Watches for Victorian Catchments are also available on: Telephone Weather Service No. 1300 659217.}

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

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