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Flood Warning - Broken River

5 August 2016 10:02 EST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Final Flood Warning for the Broken River
Issued at 10:02 am EST on Friday 5 August 2016
Water levels in the Broken River are below minor flood levels and falling.

The Broken River at Orrvale fell below the minor flood level (6.8 metres)
Thursday afternoon and is continuing to fall.

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:

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecast see http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts

Next Issue:
No further Flood Warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Broken R D/S Bridge Ck 0.63m steady 08:54 AM FRI 05/08/16
Broken R D/S Back Ck Junction 1.2m steady 08:58 AM FRI 05/08/16
Broken R. at Broken Weir 176.83m steady 08:42 AM FRI 05/08/16
Holland Ck at Wrightley 0.95m steady 07:09 AM FRI 05/08/16
Ryans Ck D/S Loombah Res NA
Holland Ck. at Kelfeera 1.47m steady 08:35 AM FRI 05/08/16
Broken R at Benalla 1.83m steady 08:26 AM FRI 05/08/16
Broken R at Caseys Weir 0.82m steady 08:30 AM FRI 05/08/16
Broken R. at Gowangardie Weir 1.68m steady 08:30 AM FRI 05/08/16
Broken R. at Orrvale 4.74m falling 09:10 AM FRI 05/08/16

Flood Warnings, Flood Watches, River Height and Rainfall information are
available on the Bureau of Meteorology web site at
http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood/. Flood Warnings and Flood Watches for
Victorian Catchments are available on: Telephone Weather Service No. 1300