Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania
Final Flood Warning for the River Derwent
Issued at 9:54am on Thursday 9 June 2016
Flood Warning Number: 16
River levels throughout the River Derwent are below their respective minor flood levels, though strong flows will continue in the River Derwent and its tributaries of the Florentine, Nive, Dee, Clyde and Ouse rivers for the next few days.
Since 9AM Wednesday, no significant rainfall has been recorded in the Derwent catchment.
River Derwent above River Ouse:
No further flooding is expected in the River Derwent above River Ouse.
No further flooding is expected in the River Ouse.
No further flooding is expected in the River Clyde.
River Derwent above Meadowbank Dam:
No further flooding is expected in the River Derwent above Meadowbank Dam.
No further flooding is expected in the Tyenna River.
No further flooding is expected in the Styx River.
River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam:
No further flooding is expected in the River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam.
River Derwent around New Norfolk:
No further flooding is expected in the River Derwent around New Norfolk.
Flood Safety Advice:
FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.tas.gov.au
Road closure information is available at www.police.tas.gov.au
For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.
For life threatening situations, call 000 immediately.
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
|Location||Height of River (m)||Tendency||Date/Time of Observation|
|River Derwent below Lake St Clair||1.64||Steady||09:30 AM THU 09/06/16|
|River Ouse at Ashton||1.91||Steady||09:30 AM THU 09/06/16|
|River Clyde at Bothwell||1.17||Steady||08:00 AM THU 09/06/16|
|River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam||3.54||Steady||09:00 AM THU 09/06/16|
|River Derwent at Macquarie Plains||2.63||Falling||09:48 AM THU 09/06/16|
|Tyenna River at Newbury||0.91||Steady||08:00 AM THU 09/06/16|
|Styx River at Bruces Bridge||1.30||Falling||05:12 AM THU 09/06/16|
|River Derwent at New Norfolk||0.73||Rising||09:44 AM THU 09/06/16|
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 216. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts.