Monday, October 24, 2016

Final flood warning

Bureau of Meteorology, 

Final Flood Warning for the River Derwent

Issued at 9:43 am on Monday 24 October 2016

Flood Warning Number: 3
Minor flooding did not develop in the River Derwent around Meadowbank during Sunday. No further flooding is expected. 
In the 24 hours to 9AM Monday, less than 3 mm of rain fell about the catchment and little, if any, rain is expected for the remainder of Monday.
Strong flows will remain a hazard throughout the Derwent catchment for the next few days.

River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam:

No flooding is expected in the River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam.
The River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam peaked at 4.04 metres around 2:00 pm Sunday 23 October and is currently at 3.73 metres and steady.
The River Derwent at Macquarie Plains is currently at 2.42 metres and falling.

Flood Safety Advice:

FloodSafe advice is available at
Road closure information is available at
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 Clair1.68Steady07:30 AM MON 24/10/16
River Ouse at Ashton1.45Steady09:00 AM MON 24/10/16
River Ouse at 3B Weir1.23Steady09:00 AM MON 24/10/16
River Clyde at Bothwell1.21Steady09:00 AM MON 24/10/16
River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam3.73Steady09:00 AM MON 24/10/16
River Derwent at Macquarie Plains2.43Steady09:33 AM MON 24/10/16
Tyenna River at Newbury0.74Steady09:15 AM MON 24/10/16
Styx River at Bruces Bridge1.05Steady09:02 AM MON 24/10/16
River Derwent at New Norfolk0.78Falling09:28 AM MON 24/10/16

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 216. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at The latest weather forecast is available at

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