This Minor Flood Warning
is being issued
for the Bunyip River
The Bunyip River catchment has received rainfall averaging about 14 mm since 09:00 AM Wednesday 13 October 2021. The Western Port catchment has received rainfall averaging about 15 mm for the same period. Rainfall totals of 15-25 mm have been forecast for the catchment Thursday 14 October 2021. Further rainfall totals of 20-40 mm are forecast for Friday and Saturday.
Water levels of the Bunyip River at various locations are rising in response to the rain.
The level of Tarago Reservoir is currently at 158.01 metres, above the spillway level of 157.92 metres.
Bunyip River to Iona:
The level of the Bunyip River at Iona is currently at 1.24 metres, and rising. If the rain occurs as forecast,Minor Flooding (2.10 metres) is expected to develop from Saturday morning.
Bunyip River downstream of Iona:
The level of the Bunyip River at Cora Lynn is currently at 2.27 metres, and rising. If the rain occurs asforecast, Minor Flooding (3.10 metres) is expected to develop from Friday evening.
Stay informed - monitor your
local conditions and remain alert.