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This Flood Watch is being issued for the Bunyip River and Dandenong Creek, and the Yarra River to Coldstream.

  • Areas of minor flooding may develop across the Upper Yarra  upstream of Coldstream, Bunyip River, and Dandenong Creek
  • A cold front over central Victoria Showers and isolated thunderstorms are forecast across the flood  watch area.
  • This will be followed by several active cold fronts crossing the State over the next few days bringing showers and thunderstorms across the flood watch area.
  • Catchments in the flood watch area are relatively wet following recent rainfall.
  • Rainfall totals of 10-20mm are forecast, with isolated higher totals up to 25mm, on Friday and similar amounts on Saturday. Snow level will fall to around 700m during Friday night.
  • Snow level will fall to around 700m during Friday.
  • River rises have been observed in response to the rainfall. Isolated minor flooding may develop across the flood watch area during Friday into Saturday.
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.
  • Be wary of river edges, they may subside. 
  •  Cyclists and walkers should be wary of tracks next to rivers. 
  •  Canoeists should avoid all flood waters
Impacts in your area: 
  • Caravan parks and camping grounds 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 09/11/2019 12:30 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.