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Source: Australia Bureau of Meteorology

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Minor Flood Warning for the Latrobe River

Issued at 9:23 am EDT on Tuesday 12 November 2019

Flood Warning Number: 2

Minor flooding is likely to develop in the lower Latrobe River around Rosedale during Tuesday.

Latrobe River Yallourn to Traralgon Creek:

The Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge is currently at 3.97 metres (minor flood level 4.00 m) and steady.

The Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge is likely to remain around the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Tuesday.

Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon:

Minor flooding is likely along the Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon.

The Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) is currently at 3.83 metres and rising slowly. The Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) is likely to exceed the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Tuesday. The river level is likely to peak near 4.10 metres during Wednesday.

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 09:30 am EDT on Wednesday 13 November 2019.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Latrobe River at Noojee 0.98 Steady 08:21 AM TUE 12/11/19
Latrobe River at Willow Grove 1.48 Steady 08:00 AM TUE 12/11/19
Tanjil River at Tanjil Junction 0.90 Steady 08:00 AM TUE 12/11/19
Tanjil River at Tanjil South 1.09 Steady 08:00 AM TUE 12/11/19
Moe River at Darnum 1.72 Steady 08:30 AM TUE 12/11/19
Moe Drain at Trafalgar East 2.08 Falling 08:00 AM TUE 12/11/19
Narracan Creek at Thorpdale 0.91 Steady 06:42 AM TUE 12/11/19
Narracan Creek at Moe 0.93 Steady 08:50 AM TUE 12/11/19
Morwell River at Boolarra 0.99 Steady 08:00 AM TUE 12/11/19
Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge 3.97 Steady 08:00 AM TUE 12/11/19
Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) 3.83 Rising 08:33 AM TUE 12/11/19
Latrobe River at Kilmany 4.97 Steady 08:00 AM TUE 12/11/19

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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