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This Flood Watch is being issued for the Kiewa River.

Flood Watch for parts of North East Victoria

Minor flooding is possible from Friday afternoon in the catchments of the flood watch area.

A complex low pressure system will track across Victoria during the remainder of Thursday. The system will move to the east overnight with a southeast low moving slowly over Bass Strait and Tasmania during Friday.

Catchments in the flood watch area are wet. In the 24 hours to 9:00 am Thursday widespread rainfall totals of 10-25 mm were recorded in catchments of the flood watch area.

Widespread rainfall for the remainder of Thursday are expected to be less than 10 mm (isolated 15 mm with thunderstorm) in the North East. 

Renewed river rises are expected in the flood watch catchments from overnight Thursday into Friday. Minor flooding is possible from Friday afternoon at some locations.

Catchments likely to be affected include:
Kiewa River
Seven and Castle Creeks
Goulburn River upstream of Lake Eildon
Goulburn River Eildon to Seymour
Stay informed - monitor your local conditions and remain alert.
What you should do:
  • Decide what you and your family will do if flooding impacts you. For information on how to prepare go to www.ses.vic.gov.au/get-ready/floodsafe.
  • You should stay informed by listening to emergency broadcasters and monitoring warnings. 
  • Monitor weather forecasts and river levels. Go to www.bom.gov.au/vic/warnings.
  • Farmers should consider moving livestock and machinery to higher ground.
  • Contact family members and neighbours to ensure they are aware of the situation.
Impacts in your area: 
  • Local roads, low lying caravan parks and camping grounds may become flooded if minor flooding occurs
This message was issued by State Emergency Service.

The next update is expected by 15/10/2021 01:00 pm or as the situation changes.

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 preparedness 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.