Warning - Met
Traralgon, Glengarry, Glengarry West, Loy Yang, Traralgon East
1634197794000Today at 6:49 PM
is being issued for Traralgon
- Heavy rainfall is causing localised flash flooding.
- Almost 30 mm of rain has been recorded in the last hour.
can stay safe by avoiding flooded areas.
- Floodwater can be very
deep, rise quickly and move fast.
If you are located in Traralgon, you are in danger. You should immediately
move indoors, away from floodwater. Do not enter floodwater.
What you should do:
Floodwater is dangerous - do not enter floodwater.
If you are inside:
- Stay inside and be aware of changing conditions.
- If floodwater comes inside, move to a higher point such as a
kitchen bench or second story.
- Follow your emergency plan, if you have one.
- Contact family members and neighbours to ensure they are
aware of the situation, if safe to do so.
If you are outside:
- You should stay away
from trees, drains, low lying areas, creeks, canals, culverts and floodwater.
should seek shelter indoors, away from floodwater.
If you are driving:
- Do not drive
alternative travel routes if roads or underpasses are flooded.
- Be aware of driving
hazards, such as mud, debris, damaged roads and fallen trees.
- If driving
conditions are dangerous, safely pull over away from trees, drains, low lying
areas and floodwater.
You should stay informed by
listening to emergency broadcasters and monitoring warnings.
Call Triple Zero (000) in a
life threatening emergency. For emergency assistance from the SES call 132 500.
Impacts in your area:
- Consult Local Flood Guides, social media.
- Homes and buildings have been flooded.
- During floods, buildings may attract rats, spiders and snakes.
- For road closure information, check the VicTraffic website (https://traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/), contact your local council or call VicRoads (13 11 70).
This message was issued
by State Emergency Service
The next update is expected
by 14/10/2021 10:30 pm or
as the situation changes.
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.