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Flood Warning - Broken River

11 September 2016 09:53 EST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Final Flood Warning for the Broken River

Issued at 9:53 am EST on Sunday 11 September 2016
Flood Warning Number: 3


Broken River to Benalla:
No flooding is expected in the Broken River to Benalla.

The Broken River at Benalla is currently at 2.21 metres and steady.

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:
http://traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Broken River D/S Bridge Creek, 0.77, Steady, 08:56 AM SUN 11/09/16
Broken River D/S Back Creek Junction, 1.92, Falling, 09:15 AM SUN 11/09/16
Broken River at Broken Weir, 177.12, Steady, 09:22 AM SUN 11/09/16
Holland Creek at Wrightley, 1.04, Steady, 08:55 AM SUN 11/09/16
Ryans Creek at Loombah Res HG, 13.96, Steady, 08:50 AM SUN 11/09/16
Holland Creek at Kelfeera, 1.67, Steady, 08:59 AM SUN 11/09/16
Broken River at Benalla, 2.21, Steady, 08:43 AM SUN 11/09/16
Broken River at Casey Weir, 1.36, Steady, 09:03 AM SUN 11/09/16
Broken River at Gowangardie Weir, 2.74, Rising, 05:45 AM SUN 11/09/16
Broken River at Orrvale, 4.43, Steady, 09:21 AM SUN 11/09/16

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.