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 Parts Of Gippsland
Issued at 11:51 AM EST on Saturday 12 June 2021
Flood Watch Number: 2
Renewed flooding is no longer expected in the Tambo, Macalister and South Gippsland river catchments.

In the 24 hours to 9:00 am Saturday, rainfall totals of 10-45 mm have been recorded in Gippsland. Rainfall totals of 5 to 15 mm are forecast for the remainder of Saturday.
Flood warnings are current in Gippsland for Snowy River, Mitchell River, Thomson River, Latrobe River, Traralgon Creek and Gippsland Lakes.
See current warnings for latest information.

Flooding is no longer expected in the following catchments:
Tambo River
Macalister River
South Gippsland 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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