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Flood Warning - North Esk River

8 September 2019 08:50 EST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning For The North Esk River
Issued at 08:50 AM EST on Sunday 08 September 2019
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Watch Number: 3

Minor flooding is no longer expected along the North Esk RIver around Corra Linn.
Rainfall totals of 5-10 mm have been recorded over the North Esk catchment in the 24 hours to 8 am Sunday. Rainfall totals of generally less than 5 mm are forecast for the remainder of Sunday into Monday
Strong and dangerous flows may be a hazard over the next couple of days.

St Patricks River:
No further flooding is expected in the St Patricks River.
The St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake is currently at 0.88 metres and falling slowly.

Upper North Esk River:
No further flooding is expected in the Upper North Esk River.
Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn:
No further flooding is expected in the Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn.
No current observations are available for the North Esk River at Corra Linn due to an outage.
Available information suggests that the North Esk at Corra Linn peaked early Sunday below the minor flood level (2.7 metres).

Flood Safety Advice:
FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.tas.gov.au
Road closure information is available at www.police.tas.gov.au}
For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.
For life threatening situations, call 000 immediately.

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

Latest River Heights:
St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake,0.88,Falling,07:55 AM SUN 08/09/19
North Esk River at Ballroom,1.23,Falling,06:00 AM SUN 08/09/19

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