Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - South Esk

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning For The South Esk River
Issued at 10:19 AM EDT on Wednesday 20 October 2021
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Watch Number: 12

NO FURTHER FLOODING IN THE SOUTH ESK RIVER WEDNESDAY
The St Pauls River at Lewis Hill has now fallen below the minor flood level (1.70 m). River levels will continue to ease during Wednesday.
In the 24 hours to 9:00 am Wednesday, rainfall totals of less than 5 mm have been recorded in the South Esk catchment. Rainfall totals of 5-10 mm are forecast for the remainder of Wednesday into Thursday.
Strong and dangerous flows will be a hazard over the next few days.

St Pauls River:
No further flooding is expected in the St Pauls River.
The St Pauls River at Lewis Hill is currently at 1.68 metres and steady.
The St Pauls River at Lewis Hill is expected to remain below the minor flood level (1.70 m) during Wednesday.

South Esk River - Fingal to Llewellyn:
No further flooding is expected along the South Esk River - Fingal to Llewellyn.
The South Esk River at Fingal is currently at 3.60 metres and steady.
The South Esk River at Fingal is expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Wednesday.

The South Esk River at Llewellyn is currently at 3.02 metres and rising.
The South Esk River at Llewellyn is expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Wednesday.

South Esk River - Llewellyn to Perth:
No further flooding is expected along the South Esk River - Llewellyn to Perth.
The South Esk at Perth is currently at 3.52 metres and steady.
The South Esk at Perth is expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.30 m) during Wednesday.

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,0.70,Steady,09:00 AM WED 20/10/21
South Esk River at Upper Esk Road Bridge,0.88,Steady,09:00 AM WED 20/10/21
South Esk River at Mathinna,0.65,Steady,10:00 AM WED 20/10/21
South Esk River at Fingal,3.60,Steady,09:32 AM WED 20/10/21
St Pauls River at Lewis Hill,1.68,Steady,09:17 AM WED 20/10/21
St Pauls River above Avoca,1.56,Steady,09:00 AM WED 20/10/21
South Esk River at Llewellyn,3.02,Rising,09:45 AM WED 20/10/21
South Esk River at Perth,3.52,Steady,09:15 AM WED 20/10/21
South Esk River at Longford,1.95,Falling,10:05 AM WED 20/10/21
South Esk River at Trevallyn Pond,127.38,Steady,09:45 AM WED 20/10/21

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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