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Flood Warning - Latrobe River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Initial Minor Flood Warning for the Latrobe River

Issued at 9:00 am EST on Wednesday 18 September 2019
Flood Warning Number: 1

The Latrobe River at Rosedale is rising and likely to peak around the minor
flood level on Wednesday due to arrival of the upstream flood peak.
No significant rainfall was recorded in the Latrobe River catchment in the 24
hours to 8am Wednesday.

Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon:
Minor flooding is likely along the Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon.

The Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) is currently at 3.83 metres and
rising. The Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) is likely to peak around
the Minor Flood level (4.0 m) during Wednesday.

Flood Safety Advice:
SES advises that all community members should:
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.

Contact Information
Current Emergency Information is available at http://emergency.vic.gov.au
For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
Current Road and Traffic Information is available at the VicRoads website:
http://traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 10:00 am EST on Thursday 19 September 2019.

Latest River Heights:
Latrobe River at Noojee, 1.02, Steady, 08:00 AM WED 18/09/19
Tanjil River at Tanjil Junction, 0.98, Steady, 08:45 AM WED 18/09/19
Tanjil River at Tanjil South, 1.23, Steady, 08:30 AM WED 18/09/19
Moe River at Darnum, 1.62, Steady, 08:45 AM WED 18/09/19
Moe Drain at Trafalgar East, Not Available
Narracan Creek at Thorpdale, 0.86, Steady, 08:36 AM WED 18/09/19
Narracan Creek at Moe, 0.77, Steady, 08:28 AM WED 18/09/19
Latrobe River at Yallourn (L5), 36.66, Steady, 09:00 AM TUE 17/09/19
Morwell River at Boolarra, 0.71, Steady, 08:45 AM WED 18/09/19
Morwell River at Yallourn, 2.64, Steady, 08:30 AM WED 18/09/19
Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge, 3.11, Falling, 09:00 AM TUE 17/09/19
Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream), 3.83, Rising, 08:47 AM WED 18/09/19
Latrobe River at Kilmany, Not Available

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts.

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