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This Flood Watch is being issued for Yarra and Watts Rivers above Coldstream.

Minor flooding may develop across the North East and Upper Yarra catchments from early Saturday morning.  

A cold front embedded in a strong westerly airflow will pass across Victoria today.

Catchments in the flood watch area are wet following recent rainfall.  Widespread rainfall totals of 20 to 50 mm are forecast for the remainder of Friday across the North East and Upper Yarra catchments. 

Isolated higher totals are possible on the ranges.  Rain will fall as snow above 1500 metres, lowering to 600 metres overnight.  With the forecast rainfall, river rises are expected during Friday and minor flooding may develop across the flood watch area from early Saturday morning.
Stay informed - monitor your local conditions and remain alert.
What you should do:
  • Recreational users, including canoeists and walkers should be wary of floating debris and river edge conditions.
  • Farmers and property owners should consider the impact of higher water levels on stock and crops and consider moving any agricultural equipment.
  • 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.
  • Monitor weather forecasts and river levels. Go to www.bom.gov.au/vic/warnings.
  • Monitor local conditions 
  • Contact family members and neighbours to ensure they are aware of the situation. 
Impacts in your area: 
  • 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 13/07/2019 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.