Type Status Location Last Updated
This Minor Flood Warning is being issued for the Avon River.

  • MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AT STRATFORD.
  • Since 9:00 am Wednesday, rainfall totals of 75-190 mm have been recorded across the Avon River catchment. 
  • Showers, with rainfall totals of 5 to 25mm are expected from later on Friday and into Saturday
Avon River
  • Minor flooding is occurring along the Avon River. 
  • The Avon River at Stratford peaked at 6.90 metres around 07:30 pm Thursday 10 June. This is the highest peak since the June 2012 peak of 8.31 metres. 
  • The Avon River at Stratford is currently at 5.61 metres and falling. The Avon River at Stratford is likely to fall below the minor flood level (4.50m) Friday morning.
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 toxic - never play or swim in floodwater.
  • Floodwater is dangerous - never drive, walk or ride through floodwater.

COVID-19 Restrictions
  • If you need to leave your home due to extreme weather or flood, please do so. 
  • Follow you normal evacuation or relocation plans in a COVID Safe way.
  • If you are currently isolating or quarantining because you have COVID-19, are a primary or secondary close contact,or are awaiting a COVID-19 test result and need to relocate due to an emergency, move somewhere safe as quicklyas possible. Then call 1300 651 160 (available 24/7) and press 0 to let operators know that you have relocated.
Impacts in your area: 
This message was issued by State Emergency Service.

The next update is expected by 11/06/2021 12:00 pm 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.