Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Meander River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning For The Meander River
Issued at 09:05 AM EST on Sunday 07 August 2022
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Watch Number: 9

NO FURTHER FLOODING EXPECTED AT STRATHBRIDGE AND WESTWOOD BRIDGE
Flooding has now eased along the Meander River at at Strathbridge and Westwood Bridge.
Since 9:00 am Saturday, rainfall totals of less then 5 mm have been recorded in the Meander River catchment. No further significant rainfall is forecast during Sunday.

Meander River below Strathbridge:
No further flooding is expected in the Meander River below Strathbridge.
The Meander River at Strathbridge peaked at 6.12 metres around 05:00 am Friday 05 August and is currently at 4.90 metres and falling slowly.
The Meander River at Strathbridge is likely to remain below the minor flood level (5.00 m) during Sunday.

The Meander River at Westwood Bridge peaked at 4.43 metres around 02:00 pm Friday 05 August and is currently at 3.80 metres and falling.
The Meander River at Westwood Bridge is likely to remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Sunday.

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:
Meander River at Meander,1.28,Steady,08:00 AM SUN 07/08/22
Meander River at Deloraine Railway Bridge,1.19,Steady,08:15 AM SUN 07/08/22
Meander River at Strathbridge,4.90,Falling,08:00 AM SUN 07/08/22
Meander River at Westwood Bridge,3.80,Falling,08:06 AM SUN 07/08/22
Liffey River at Upstream West Channel,0.98,Steady,08:00 AM SUN 07/08/22
Liffey River at Carrick,0.77,Steady,08:00 AM SUN 07/08/22

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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