Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Kiewa River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Final Flood Warning for the Kiewa River

Issued at 10:40 am EST on Thursday 18 July 2019
Flood Warning Number: 6

Minor flooding has eased in the Kiewa river around Bandiana.

In the 24 hours to 9 am Thursday, around 2 mm of rainfall was recorded in the
Kiewa River catchment. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next few
days.

Kiewa River downstream of Mongans Bridge:
No further flooding is expected in the Kiewa River downstream of Mongans Bridge.

The Kiewa River at Bandiana is currently at 2.72 metres and steady (Minor flood
level 2.80 m).

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/

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Kiewa River at Mongans Bridge, 1.15, Steady, 10:37 AM THU 18/07/19
Kiewa River at Kiewa (Main Stream), 2.57, Falling, 10:37 AM THU 18/07/19
Kiewa River at Kiewa (Anabranch), 0.42, Steady, 08:30 AM THU 18/07/19
Yackandandah Creek at Osbornes Flat, 0.93, Steady, 08:45 PM WED 17/07/19
Kiewa River at Bandiana, 2.72, Steady, 10:37 AM THU 18/07/19

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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