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This Minor Flood Warning is being issued for the Ovens River at Wangaratta.

Minor flooding is continuing along the Ovens River at Wangaratta. 
Minor flooding eased along the King River at Docker Rd Bridge during Thursday evening.

In the 24 hours to 9:00 am Friday, rainfall totals of up to 10 mm were recorded across the Ovens and King River catchments. Showers are forecast for the remainder of Friday, with totals of 10-20 mm possible.

Ovens River downstream of Rocky Point:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Ovens River downstream of Rocky Point.
The Ovens River at Wangaratta is currently at 12.07 metres and falling, with minor flooding. The Ovens River at Wangaratta is likely to fall below the minor flood level (11.90 m) overnight Friday into Saturday.

Stay informed - monitor your local conditions and remain alert.
What you should do: 

  • Be prepared to act if your situation changes.
  • You should stay informed by listening to emergency broadcasters and monitoring warnings.
  • Farmers should consider moving livestock and machinery to higher ground.
  • Floodwater is toxic - never play or swim in floodwater.
  • Floodwater is dangerous - never drive, walk or ride through floodwater.
Impacts in your area: 

  • High river levels and potential flooding in areas close to rivers and streams.
  • Caravan parks and camping grounds may be flooded.
  • Local roads may be closed and low bridges may be underwater.
  • Boating in floodwaters is dangerous due to debris, submerged trees and other hidden dangers. 
This message was issued by State Emergency Service.

The next update is expected by 24/09/2022 12:00 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.