Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Kiewa River
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria
Minor Flood Warning For The Kiewa River
Issued at 10:36 AM EST on Monday 15 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 13
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT BANDIANA
Minor flooding is expected to continue along the Kiewa River at Bandiana during Monday.
Kiewa River downstream of Mongans Bridge:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Kiewa River downstream of Mongans Bridge.
The Kiewa River at Bandiana is currently at 2.88 metres and steady, with minor flooding.
The Kiewa River at Bandiana is expected to remain above the minor flood level (2.80 m) during Monday.
Kiewa River at Kiewa (Main Stream):
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.}
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/
The next warning will be issued by 12:00 pm EST on Tuesday 16 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Kiewa River at Mongans Bridge,1.68,Rising,10:00 AM MON 15/08/22
Kiewa River at Kiewa (Anabranch),0.53,Steady,10:00 AM MON 15/08/22
Yackandandah Creek at Osbornes Flat,1.21,Steady,10:00 AM MON 15/08/22
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.