Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Latrobe River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Minor Flood Warning For The Latrobe River
Issued at 10:00 AM EST on Tuesday 22 June 2021
Flood Watch Number: 26

MINOR FLOODING CONTINUING AT ROSEDALE
Minor flooding at Rosedale is continuing to ease, and river levels may fall below the minor flood level during Tuesday.
In the 24 hours to 9am Tuesday, no significant rainfall has been recorded In the Latrobe River catchment. No significant rainfall is forecast for the remainder of Tuesday.

Latrobe River upstream of Yallourn:
River levels in the Latrobe River at Willow Grove are below the minor flood level. No further flooding is expected for this event.
Moe River:
River levels in the Moe River are below the minor flood level. No further flooding is expected for this event.
Tanjil River:
River levels in the Tanjil River are below the minor flood level. No further flooding is expected for this event.
Morwell River:
The Morwell River at Boolara is below the minor flood level. No further flooding is expected for this event.
Latrobe River Yallourn to Traralgon Creek:
The Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge is below the minor flood level. No further flooding is expected for this event.
Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon.
The Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) is currently at 4.20 metres and falling, with minor flooding.
The Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) may fall below the minor flood level (4.00 m) later on Tuesday.

Flood Safety Advice:
SES advises that all community members should:
Never walk, ride or drive through floodwater,
Never allow children to play in floodwater,
Stay away from waterways and stormwater drains during and after heavy rain,
Keep well clear of fallen power lines
Be aware that in fire affected areas, rainfall run-off into waterways may contain debris such as ash, soil, trees and rocks, and heavy rainfall increases the potential for landslides and debris across roads.}
Contact Information
Current Emergency Information is available at http://emergency.vic.gov.au
For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
Current Road and Traffic Information is available at the VicRoads website: http://traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 10:00 am EST on Wednesday 23 June 2021.

Latest River Heights:
Latrobe River at Noojee,1.07,Steady,08:00 AM TUE 22/06/21
Latrobe River at Willow Grove,1.67,Steady,09:00 AM TUE 22/06/21
Tanjil River at Tanjil Junction,0.85,Steady,09:00 AM TUE 22/06/21
Tanjil River at Tanjil South,1.65,Steady,09:00 AM TUE 22/06/21
Moe River at Darnum,1.18,Steady,09:00 AM TUE 22/06/21
Moe Drain at Trafalgar East,0.63,Steady,09:00 AM TUE 22/06/21
Narracan Creek at Thorpdale,0.58,Steady,08:57 AM TUE 22/06/21
Narracan Creek at Moe,0.63,Steady,07:26 AM TUE 22/06/21
Morwell River at Boolarra,0.30,Steady,09:00 AM TUE 22/06/21
Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge,1.92,Steady,09:00 AM TUE 22/06/21
Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream),4.20,Falling,08:51 AM TUE 22/06/21
Latrobe River at Kilmany,4.97,Steady,09:00 AM TUE 22/06/21

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts.

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