a Final Flood Watch
for the Ovens and King Rivers
Minor flooding is occurring in parts of North East
Continued showers are forecast for the flood watch area
during Saturday, which are expected to ease overnight.
In the 24 hours to 9:00 am Saturday, rainfall totals of
10-30 mm have been recorded across the flood watch area.
Rainfall totals of
5-15 mm are forecast for the remainder of Saturday.
Minor flooding may develop in the King River at Docker
Road and in the Ovens River at Wangaratta over the weekend.
A minor flood
warning is now current for Ovens and King Rivers.
A flood warning is current for the following catchment:
Ovens and King
Rivers (Ovens River)
Flood warnings are also current in eastern Victoria for
Kiewa River, Upper Murray River and the Snowy
The Bureau of Meteorology is continuing to monitor the
situation and will issue catchment specific warnings as required.
The threat of flooding is reduced. You can now return
to normal activity, but be aware of any hazards that may still exist in the
This message was issued by State Emergency Service
This will be the last warning issued for this flood.
Use multiple sources to stay informed:
The following services can help you, or someone you
know, access information during an emergency.
- To access
this information in other languages, call the Translating
and Interpreting Service on 131
450 (freecall) and ask them to call VicEmergency Hotline.
- If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a
speech/communication impairment contact National Relay Service on 1800 555 677 and ask them to call the