Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania
Note: This Flood Watch is a "heads up" for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning.
Final Flood Watch For The East Coastal Rivers
Issued at 10:40 AM EST on Sunday 08 September 2019
By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Watch Number: 4
Stream levels have peaked and are now falling in most East Coastal Rivers. A Minor flood warning is current for the South Esk River.
A cold front will cross Tasmania today, with winds to tend cooler southwesterly later in the day. Winds will ease Monday afternoon.
In the 24 hours to 9 am Sunday, widespread rainfall totals of 10 to 25 mm were recorded across East coastal catchments.
Additional rainfall totals of 5 mm, in east coastal catchments for the remainder of Sunday into Monday.
Catchments likely to be affected include:
East Coastal Rivers (north of Bicheno)
East Coastal Rivers (south of Bicheno)
Note: This Flood Watch is a "heads up" for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning. The Bureau of Meteorology does not provide a flood warning service for all of the catchments covered by this flood watch. For more information on the Flood Watch Service: http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml
For the latest warnings see www.bom.gov.au/tas/warnings
For the latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood
For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts
Flood Safety Advice:
For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.
For life threatening situations, call 000 immediately.
FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.tas.gov.au
Road closure information is available at www.police.tas.gov.au}
This is a final Flood Watch, no further watches will be issued for this event.