Type Status Location Last Updated
This Flood Warning is being issued for the Sth Gippsland Hwy Between Sale and Longford.

  • Flooding is occurring in the Thomson River which is likely to impact the South Gippsland Highway
  • At Sale, minor to moderate flooding is expected to develop from Friday morning with major flooding possible overnight Friday into Saturday.
  • Since 9:00 am Wednesday, rainfall totals of 50 to 150 mm were recorded in the Thomson River catchment with an isolated higher total of 210 mm at the Thomson-Yarra Divide.
  • Rainfall eased during Thursday, with no significant rainfall recorded in the six hours to 3:00 am Friday.
  • Showers, with rainfall totals of 5 to 25mm are expected from later on Friday and into Saturday
  • Local low-lying roads upstream of the South Gippsland Highway may be impacted.
What you should do

  • Monitor weather forecasts and river levels. Go to www.bom.gov.au/vic/warnings.
  • Contact family members and neighbours to ensure they are aware of the situation.
If you are travelling:
  • Be aware of road hazards including mud, debris and damaged roads or bridges. 
  • Floodwater is dangerous - never drive, walk or ride through 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 your normal evacuation or relocation plans in a COVIDSafe 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 quickly as possible. Then call 1300 651 160 (available 24/7) and press 0 to let operators know that you have relocated.
You should stay informed by listening to emergency broadcasters and monitoring warnings.
Impacts in your area
This message was issued by State Emergency Service 

The next update is expected by 11/06/2021 03:10 pm or as the situation changes.

Flood information:

Use multiple sources to stay informed:

The following services can help you, or someone you know, access information during an emergency.
  • To access this information in other languages call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450 (freecall) and ask them to call VicEmergency Hotline.  
  • If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech/communication impairment contact National Relay Service on 1800 555 677 and ask them to call the VicEmergency Hotline.