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This Flood Watch is being issued for Ovens and King Rivers.

  • Isolated minor flooding may develop in the North East catchments from Wednesday evening.
  • A cold front will move across Victoria on Wednesday with a weaker front expected to cross southern Victoria later on Thursday. 
  • Catchments in the North East are becoming wetter due to recent rainfall and snow melt. 
  • Over the last few days, rainfall totals of around 20 to 40 mm have been recorded across the North East ranges. 
  • A band of rain will move across Victoria during Wednesday, bringing widespread totals of 20 to 30 mm across the North East catchments with  isolated higher totals up to 50 mm and snow melt on the ranges.
  • With the combination of rainfall and snow melt, there is the possibility of isolated minor flooding developing from Wednesday evening in the North East catchments.
Stay informed - monitor your local conditions and remain alert.
What you should do:
  • Decide what you and your family will do if flooding impacts you. For information on how to prepare go to www.ses.vic.gov.au/get-ready/floodsafe.
  • You should stay informed by listening to emergency broadcasters and monitoring warnings.
  • Farmers should consider moving livestock and machinery to higher ground.
  • Monitor weather forecasts and river levels. Go to www.bom.gov.au/vic/warnings.
Impacts in your area: 
  • Low lying caravan parks and camping grounds may be flooded.
  • Areas around rivers and streams may be flooded.
This message was issued by State Emergency Service.

The next update is expected by 13/06/2019 12:00 pm or as the situation changes.

Flood information:
Emergency contacts: 
Stay informed: 
  • Go to www.emergency.vic.gov.au.
  • Tune into ABC Local Radio, commercial and designated community radio stations, or Sky News TV.
  • Phone the VicEmergency Hotline to talk to someone about preparedness on 1800 226 226 (freecall).
  • People who are deaf, hard of hearing, or who have a speech/communication impairment can contact VicEmergency Hotline via the National Relay Service on 1800 555 677.
  • For help with English, phone the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450 (freecall) and ask them to telephone VicEmergency Hotline. If you know someone who cannot speak English, provide them with this number.
  • Download the VicEmergency app or follow VicEmergency on Twitter (#vicfloods) or Facebook.