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This is a Final Minor Flood Warning for the Bunyip River downstream of Iona.

Flood Warning Number: 2

Bunyip Catchment:
The Bunyip River catchment has received rainfall averaging about 3 mm since 09:00 AM Tuesday 21 September 2021. The Western Port catchment has received rainfall averaging about 2 mm for the same period. Rainfall totals of less than 2mm have been forecast for the catchment today (Wednesday 22 September 2021).

Bunyip River downstream of Iona: The level of the Bunyip River at Cora Lynn peaked 3.06 metres, just below the Minor Flood Level (3.10 metres), at 9:30 PM yesterday. It is currently steady at 2.93 metres.
Stay informed - monitor your local conditions and remain alert.
What you should do: 
  • Be prepared to act if your situation changes. 
  • 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: 
  • Damage to roads and buildings caused by flooding may still exist in your area. 
This message was issued by State Emergency Service.

This will be the last warning for this flood. 

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 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.