Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Kiewa River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Minor Flood Warning For The Kiewa River
Issued at 10:55 AM EST on Sunday 25 July 2021
Flood Watch Number: 10

MINOR FLOODING CONTINUING AT BANDIANA SUNDAY INTO MONDAY
Minor flooding is occurring along the Kiewa River at Bandiana and is expected to continue during Sunday and into Monday.
In the 24 hours to 9:00 am Sunday, rainfall totals of around 20 mm were recorded in the Kiewa River catchment with snow falling at higher elevations. A further 15-25 mm are forecast for the remainder of Sunday. Snow is forecast to 800 metres overnight Sunday into Monday.

Kiewa River downstream of Mongans Bridge:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Kiewa River downstream of Mongans Bridge.
The Kiewa River at Kiewa (Main Stream) is currently at 3.07 metres and steady.
The Kiewa River at Kiewa (Main Stream) may reach the minor flood level (3.30 m) Monday morning.

The Kiewa River at Bandiana is currently at 2.97 metres and steady, with minor flooding.
The Kiewa River at Bandiana is expected to remain above the minor flood level (2.80 m) during Sunday into Monday.

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:
The next warning will be issued by 11:00 am EST on Monday 26 July 2021.

Latest River Heights:
Kiewa River at Mongans Bridge,1.70,Steady,10:00 AM SUN 25/07/21
Kiewa River at Kiewa (Main Stream),3.07,Steady,10:00 AM SUN 25/07/21
Kiewa River at Kiewa (Anabranch),0.82,Steady,10:00 AM SUN 25/07/21
Yackandandah Creek at Osbornes Flat,1.54,Steady,10:00 AM SUN 25/07/21
Kiewa River at Bandiana,2.97,Steady,10:00 AM SUN 25/07/21

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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