Advice - Met
1565746150000Yesterday at 11:29 AM
This Final Flood Warning
is being issued
for Yarra River Milgrove to Warrandyte
- The Yarra River catchment has received rainfall averaging about 4 mm in the Upper Yarra region and about 1 mm in the Lower Yarra region since 09:00 AM Tuesday 13 August 2019.
- Rainfall totals of less than 2 mm have been forecast for the catchment today (Wednesday 14 August 2019).
- Yarra River from Millgrove to Coldstream:The level of the Yarra River at Coldstream peaked 3.94 metres, just below the minor flood level (4.00 metres) at 15:18 yesterday. It is currently at 3.81 metres, and falling.
- Yarra River from Coldstream to Warrandyte:The level of the Yarra River at Yarra Glen is currently steady at its peak around 3.88 metres, below the Minor Flood Level (4.10 metres).
- Minor flooding in the Yarra River catchment is expected to affect low-lying areas adjacent to the waterway including bicycle paths.
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.
- Farmers should consider moving livestock and machinery to higher ground.
- Floodwater is dangerous - never drive, walk or ride through floodwater.
Impacts in your area:
- 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
This is the Final Warning for this event
- Go to www.emergency.vic.gov.au.
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).
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.
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
- Download the VicEmergency app or follow VicEmergency on Twitter (#vicfloods) or Facebook.