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This Minor Flood Warning is being issued for the Werribee River.


Initial Flood Warning for the Werribee River.

The Werribee River catchment has received rainfall averaging about 18 mm since 09:00 AM Tuesday 11 June 2019.
Rainfall totals of 5 mm have been forecast for the catchment Wednesday 12 June 2019.Water levels of the Werribee River at various locations are rising in response to the rain. 
Werribee River to Melton Reservoir:The level of the Werribee River at Ballan is currently at 1.14 metres, exceeding the Initial Flood Level (1.00 metres). 
It is expected to exceed the Minor Flood Level (1.20 metres) this evening.
Minor flooding in the Werribee River catchment is expected to affect low-lying areas adjacent to the waterway.
Stay informed - monitor your local conditions and remain alert.
What you should do: 
  • Be prepared to act if your situation changes.
  • You should stay informed by listening to emergency broadcasters and monitoring warnings. 
  • Floodwater is dangerous - never drive, walk or ride through floodwater. 
  • Monitor weather forecasts and river levels. Go to www.bom.gov.au/vic/warnings.
Impacts in your area: 
  • Flooding above floor level of a single story home may occur in some locations. 
  • Areas around rivers and streams may be flooded. 
  • Local roads may be closed and low bridges may be underwater.
This message was issued by State Emergency Service.

The next update is expected by 9:00am Thursday morning or as the situation changes.

Flood information:
Emergency contacts: 
Stay informed:
  • Go to www.emergency.vic.gov.au.
  • Tune in to ABC Local Radio, commercial and designated community radio stations, or Sky News TV. 
  • Phone the VicEmergency Hotline to talk to someone about this warning 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.