Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria
Final Flood Warning for the Kiewa River
Issued at 8:52 am EDT on Thursday 7 December 2017
Flood Warning Number: 11
Flooding has eased in the Kiewa River catchment.
Kiewa River downstream of Mongans Bridge:
No further flooding is expected in the Kiewa River downstream of Mongans Bridge.
The Kiewa River at Bandiana is currently at 2.67 metres (minor flood level 2.80
m) and falling.
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.
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:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Kiewa River at Mongans Bridge, 1.19, Steady, 07:45 AM THU 07/12/17
Kiewa River at Kiewa (Main Stream), 2.49, Steady, 08:00 AM THU 07/12/17
Kiewa River at Kiewa (Anabranch), 0.49, Steady, 08:00 AM THU 07/12/17
Yackandandah Creek at Osbornes Flat, 0.90, Steady, 07:45 AM THU 07/12/17
Kiewa River at Bandiana, 2.67, Falling, 07:45 AM THU 07/12/17
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 217. 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.