Warning - Met
Latrobe River Yallourn to Traralgon Creek
1623387204000Today at 2:53 PM
This Moderate Flood
is being issued for Latrobe River Yallourn to Traralgon Creek
MODERATE FLOODING OCCURRING ALONG THE LATROBE RIVER AT THOMS BRIDGE. MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT ROSEDALE
- Moderate flooding is occurring in the Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge around the record flood level.
- Minor flooding has developed at Rosedale during Friday morning.
- Since 9:00 am Wednesday rainfall totals of 30 to 270 mm have been recorded across the Latrobe River catchment.
- Around 20-40 mm of rainfall is forecast from late Friday and across most of Saturday, with higher totals up to 80 mm possible across the Strzelecki Ranges
Latrobe River Yallourn to Traralgon Creek:
- Moderate flooding is occurring along the Latrobe River Yallourn to Traralgon Creek.
- The Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge is currently at 6.16 metres and falling, with moderate flooding.
- The Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge will remain above the moderate flood level (5.00 m) during Friday and into Saturday.
- Renewed rises below the major flood level are possible during Saturday with forecast rain.
Act now - take actions
immediately to protect your life and property.
What you should do:
- Decide if you will evacuate if it becomes necessary.
- Rainfall and winds are expected to impact overnight, please ensure that you are prepared for this to occur.
- Avoid travel if possible. Please be careful if you need to drive as there may be water over roads, landslips and trees down.
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.
If you choose to leave:
- Remember to take your pets, mobile phone, spare clothes and medications.
- Travel to the home of family or friends who are in a safe location, away from flooding.
- Be aware of any road closures when you leave.
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.
If you stay or if it is unsafe to leave:
- Make sure you have enough food, drinking water, medications and pet food to survive for 3-5 days in case you become isolated.
You should stay informed by listening to emergency broadcasters and monitoring warnings.
Impacts in your area:
- Minor roads and low lying farmland will be impacted by flooding.
This message was issued
by State Emergency Service
next update is expected by 11/06/2021 09:00 pm or as the situation changes.
- For life threatening
emergencies phone Triple Zero (000).
- For flood and storm emergency
assistance from the SES phone 132 500.
- If you need to leave your home due to extreme weather or flood, please do so. Follow you normal evacuation orrelocation 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 quicklyas possible. Then call 1300 651 160 (available 24/7) and press 0 to let operators know that you have relocated.
- 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 this warning on freecall 1800 226 226.
- 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.