Advice - Met
Snowy River to McKillops Bridge
1623307484000Yesterday at 4:44 PM
This Minor Flood Warning
is being issued
for Snowy River to McKillops Bridge
MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE AT MCKILLOPS BRIDGE FROM FRIDAY.
Snowy River to McKillops Bridge:
- Minor flooding is likely along the Snowy River to McKillops Bridge.
- The Snowy River at McKillops Bridge is likely to exceed the minor flood level (2.50 m) Friday morning.
- Since Wednesday morning, rainfall totals of 30 to 50 mm have been recorded in the Snowy River basin, withan isolated total of 78mm. This rainfall has caused stream rises, particularly in the upper Snowy, and minorflooding is possible at the Snowy River at McKillops Bridge from Friday
Stay informed - monitor your
local conditions and remain alert.
Avoid travel if possible. Please be careful if you need to
drive as there may be water over roads, landslides and trees down.
What you should do:
- Be prepared to act if your situation changes.
- You should stay informed by listening to emergency
broadcasters and monitoring warnings.
- Never walk, ride or drive through floodwater.
- Never allow children to play in floodwater.
- Stay away from waterways and stormwater drains during and after heavy rain.
- Keep well clear of fallen power lines.
- Be aware that in fire affected areas, rainfall run-off into waterways may contain debris such as ash, soil,trees and rocks, and heavy rainfall increases the potential for landslides and debris across roads.
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
next update is expected by 11/06/2021 10:00 am or as the situation changes.
- 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.