Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Final flood warning for the Derwent

Bureau of Meteorology, 

Tasmania


Final Flood Warning for the River Derwent

Issued at 8:46 am on Tuesday 15 November 2016


Flood Warning Number: 6

Minor flooding has eased in the River Derwent catchment during Tuesday morning. River levels will continue to ease during Tuesday.

Since 9AM Monday, no significant rainfall has been recorded in the Derwent Catchment. No significant rainfall is forecast for the Derwent catchment for Tuesday.

Strong and dangerous flows may remain a hazard throughout the Derwent Catchment over the next few days.


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.

The River Ouse at Ashton is currently at 1.42 metres and steady.


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.

The River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam is currently at 2.92 metres and steady.

The River Derwent at Macquarie Plains is currently at 2.05 metres and falling.


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 Clair1.23Steady07:00 AM TUE 15/11/16
River Ouse at Ashton1.42Steady07:15 AM TUE 15/11/16
River Ouse at 3B Weir1.20Steady07:30 AM TUE 15/11/16
River Clyde at Bothwell1.07Steady07:00 AM TUE 15/11/16
River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam2.93Steady08:00 AM TUE 15/11/16
River Derwent at Macquarie Plains2.05Steady08:32 AM TUE 15/11/16
Tyenna River at Newbury0.66Steady07:15 AM TUE 15/11/16
Styx River at Bruces Bridge0.90Falling06:50 AM TUE 15/11/16
River Derwent at New Norfolk1.28Rising08:41 AM TUE 15/11/16


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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