Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - North Esk River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning For The North Esk River
Issued at 02:28 PM EDT on Saturday 16 October 2021
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Watch Number: 4

NO FURTHER FLOODING ALONG NORTH ESK AT CORRA LINN SATURDAY AFTERNOON
The North Esk River at Corra Linn has now fallen below the minor flood level (2.70 m). River levels will continue to ease throughout the remainder of Saturday.
In the five hours since 9 am Saturday, less than 1 mm of rainfall was recorded in the North Esk catchment. No further significant rainfall is forecast for the catchment for the remainder of Saturday and Sunday.
Strong and dangerous flows may be a hazard over the next couple of days.

St Patricks River:
River levels remain elevated along the St Patricks River during Saturday.
The St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake is currently at 1.05 metres and steady.
The St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake will remain below the minor flood level (1.50 m) during Saturday.

Upper North Esk River:
River levels remain elevated along the Upper North Esk River during Saturday.
Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn:
No further flooding is expected in the Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn.
The North Esk River at Corra Linn is currently at 2.67 metres and steady.
The North Esk River at Corra Linn will remain below the minor flood level (2.70 m) during Saturday.

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:
St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake,1.05,Steady,01:53 PM SAT 16/10/21
North Esk River at Ballroom,1.47,Steady,01:00 PM SAT 16/10/21
North Esk River at Corra Linn,2.67,Steady,02:23 PM SAT 16/10/21

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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