Sunday, September 16, 2018

Final flood watch

Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania


Note: This Flood Watch is a "heads up" for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning.

Final Flood Watch for Huon and Derwent catchments


Issued at 10:20 am on Sunday 16 September 2018

By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.


Flood Watch Number: 2

Flooding is no longer expected in the Huon and Derwent catchments. River rises are occurring at some locations in response to overnight rainfall.

In the 24 hours to 9am Sunday, widespread rainfall totals of 5 to 25 mm were observed.

No significant rainfall is expected during Sunday.

Strong and dangerous flows may be a hazard during Sunday.


Flooding is no longer expected in the following catchments: Huon and Derwent

Note: This Flood Watch is a "heads up" for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning. The Bureau of Meteorology does not provide a flood warning service for all of the catchments covered by this flood watch. For more information on the Flood Watch Service: http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml

For the latest warnings see www.bom.gov.au/tas/warnings

For the latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood

For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts

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 Flood Watch, no further watches will be issued for this event.

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