Thursday, June 9, 2016

Final flood warning for the Derwent

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.

River Ouse:

No further flooding is expected in the River Ouse.

River Clyde:

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.

Tyenna River:

No further flooding is expected in the Tyenna River.

Styx 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.

Next Issue:

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

Latest River Heights:

LocationHeight of River (m)TendencyDate/Time of Observation
River Derwent below Lake St Clair1.64Steady09:30 AM THU 09/06/16
River Ouse at Ashton1.91Steady09:30 AM THU 09/06/16
River Clyde at Bothwell1.17Steady08:00 AM THU 09/06/16
River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam3.54Steady09:00 AM THU 09/06/16
River Derwent at Macquarie Plains2.63Falling09:48 AM THU 09/06/16
Tyenna River at Newbury0.91Steady08:00 AM THU 09/06/16
Styx River at Bruces Bridge1.30Falling05:12 AM THU 09/06/16
River Derwent at New Norfolk0.73Rising09:44 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.

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