Weather

Flood Warning for TAS

20 July 2018 09:53 EST

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 North West, North and North East catchments

Issued at 9:53 am EST on Friday 20 July 2018
By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Watch Number: 7

Flooding is no longer expected across the North West, North and North East
catchments.

On Thursday a cold front moved over Tasmania and away to the east, bringing
rain, with heavy falls about the west and north. That system has moved offshore.

Catchments remain wet from recent rainfall.

Showers are forecast for the next 24 hours across much of the north, north
west, north east, and the central plateau; with elevated areas expected to
receive higher totals.

Across the State the threat of flooding is reducing.

Flooding is no longer expected in the following catchments:

East Coastal Rivers (north of Bicheno)

Ringarooma River

North Coastal Rivers

Tamar (Launceston)

Mersey River

Forth River

Northwest and Central Coastal Rivers

Arthur River

Flood warnings remain current for the following catchments: North Esk River,
Meander River, Macquarie River, South Esk River, Huon River and the River
Derwent (including River Ouse)

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:
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 Flood Watch, no further watches will be issued for this event.