Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - South Esk

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning For The South Esk River
Issued at 10:46 AM EST on Saturday 27 June 2020
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Watch Number: 7

Minor flooding has now eased in the South Esk River. No further flooding is forecast for the catchment.
In the 24 hours to 9am Saturday, no significant rainfall has been observed in the South Esk catchment. No significant rainfall is forecast for the remainder of Saturday and Sunday.
Strong and dangerous flows may be a hazard over the next couple of days.

South Esk River - Llewellyn to Perth:
Flooding is no longer expected in the South Esk River - Llewellyn to Perth.
The South Esk at Perth peaked at 4.10 metres (just below the minor flood level) around 10:00 pm Friday 26 June and is currently at 4.05 metres and falling slowly.
The South Esk at Perth is expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.30 m) during Saturday.

South Esk River - Perth to Longford:
The South Esk River Perth to Longford is expected to remain below minor flood level.
The South Esk River at Longford is currently at 1.98 metres and steady.
The South Esk River at Longford is expected to remain below the minor flood level (3.50 m) during Saturday.

St Pauls River:
Cancellation

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:
Break O'Day River at Killymoon,0.67,Steady,10:00 AM SAT 27/06/20
South Esk River at Upper Esk Road Bridge,0.88,Steady,10:15 AM SAT 27/06/20
South Esk River at Mathinna,0.75,Falling,10:29 AM SAT 27/06/20
South Esk River at Fingal,3.28,Steady,10:13 AM SAT 27/06/20
St Pauls River at Lewis Hill,1.28,Steady,10:04 AM SAT 27/06/20
St Pauls River above Avoca,1.55,Steady,10:00 AM SAT 27/06/20
South Esk River at Llewellyn,3.06,Steady,10:15 AM SAT 27/06/20
South Esk River at Perth,4.05,Falling,10:00 AM SAT 27/06/20
South Esk River at Longford,1.98,Steady,09:58 AM SAT 27/06/20
South Esk River at Trevallyn Pond,124.63,Rising,09:45 AM SAT 27/06/20

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. 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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