Weather Warnings - Flood Warning for VIC

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

Final Flood Watch For The Bunyip River Catchment
Issued at 10:43 AM EDT on Friday 24 January 2020
Flood Watch Number: 3
Flooding is no longer expected in the Bunyip River catchment for this event.

In the 48 hours to 9am Friday rainfall totals of 25-40 mm were recorded in the Bunyip River catchment. River rises below the minor flood level were recorded.
No significant rainfall is expected in the coming days in the Bunyip River catchment.

Bunyip River and Dandenong Creek

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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