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 North East Victoria

Issued at 11:03 am EST on Thursday 13 June 2019
Flood Watch Number: 3

A Minor Flood Warning is current for the Kiewa River. Flooding is no longer
expected to develop for the rest of the flood watch area.

Rainfall has now eased in the North East.

In the 24 hours to 9am Thursday, rainfall totals of 20-50 mm were recorded in
the North East river catchments, with isolated totals up to 64 mm recorded at
Falls Creek.

No siginificant rainfall is forecast for the flood watch area for the remainder
of Thursday.

River rises have been observed as a result of the rain that fell since
Wednesday. A Minor Flood warning has been issued for the following catchment:
Kiewa River. Further river rises below the minor flood level are possible
during Thursday for the rest of the North East catchments.

Flooding is no longer expected in the following catchments: Upper Murray and
Mitta Mitta Rivers, Ovens and King Rivers.

The Bureau of Meteorology is continuing to monitor the situation and will issue
catchment specific warnings as required.

See to view the current warnings for Victoria.

For more information on the Flood Watch Service:

Flood Safety Advice:
Note: This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and
streams must monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings and be ready to
move to higher ground should flooding develop.

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 For
emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.

Current Road and Traffic Information is available at the VicRoads website:

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecast see

River Height and Rainfall information are available on the Bureau of
Meteorology web site at

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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