Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Latrobe River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Minor Flood Warning for the Latrobe River

Issued at 10:03 am EST on Sunday 25 August 2019
Flood Warning Number: 7

Minor flooding will continue in the Latrobe River around Rosedale during
Sunday.

In the 24 hours to 9 am Sunday rainfall totals of 3-19 mm were recorded in the
Latrobe River catchment. 5-10 mm of rainfall is forecast for the remainder of
Sunday.

Latrobe River Yallourn to Traralgon Creek:
Minor flooding has eased along the Latrobe River Yallourn to Traralgon Creek.

The Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge is currently at 2.40 metres and steady. The
Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge is expected to remain below the minor flood level
(4.00 m) during Sunday.

Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon.

The Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) is currently at 4.18 metres and
steady. The Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) is expected to remain above
the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Sunday.

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.

Contact Information
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/

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 10:00 am EST on Monday 26 August 2019.

Latest River Heights:
Latrobe River at Noojee, 1.05, Steady, 08:00 AM SUN 25/08/19
Latrobe River at Willow Grove, 1.44, Steady, 08:30 AM SUN 25/08/19
Tanjil River at Tanjil Junction, 0.97, Steady, 08:30 AM SUN 25/08/19
Tanjil River at Tanjil South, 1.10, Steady, 08:45 PM SAT 24/08/19
Moe River at Darnum, 2.19, Steady, 08:45 AM SUN 25/08/19
Moe Drain at Trafalgar East, 1.76, Rising, 08:45 AM SUN 25/08/19
Narracan Creek at Thorpdale, 1.00, Steady, 09:54 AM SUN 25/08/19
Narracan Creek at Moe, 0.84, Steady, 09:54 AM SUN 25/08/19
Morwell River at Boolarra, 0.87, Steady, 08:30 AM SUN 25/08/19
Morwell River at Yallourn, 3.15, Steady, 02:45 AM SUN 25/08/19
Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge, 2.40, Steady, 08:30 AM SUN 25/08/19
Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream), 4.18, Steady, 09:14 AM SUN 25/08/19
Latrobe River at Kilmany, 4.98, Steady, 08:30 AM SUN 25/08/19

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts.
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