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  • Minor Flood Warning For The South Esk River Sun 21 Jul 2024

    Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania
      
    Minor Flood Warning For The South Esk River 
    Issued at 11:38 AM EST on Sunday 21 July 2024
    by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
    Flood Warning Number: 2
    
    MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT LEWIS HILL
     Minor flooding is occurring along the St Pauls River at Lewis Hill.
     Rainfall totals of up to 18mm have been recorded across the South Esk River catchment in the 24 hours to 9:00 am Sunday. Showers are forecast across the catchment over the coming days.
     The situation is being monitored and forecasts will be updated as required.
    
    St Pauls River:
    Minor flooding is occurring along the St Pauls River.
    The St Pauls River at Lewis Hill is currently at 1.79 metres and steady, above the minor flood level (1.70 m).
    The St Pauls River at Lewis Hill may remain around the minor flood level (1.70 m) for the remainder of Sunday and into Monday.
    
    Flood Safety Advice:
    SES Flood Warnings can be found at www.TasALERT.com
     Flood and storm safety 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:
    The next warning will be issued by 12:00 pm EST on Monday 22 July 2024.
    
    Latest River Heights:
    South Esk River at Upper Esk Road Bridge,0.97,Steady,08:45 AM SUN 21/07/24
    South Esk River at Mathinna,0.88,Falling,10:00 AM SUN 21/07/24
    South Esk River at Fingal,3.43,Steady,10:24 AM SUN 21/07/24
    St Pauls River at Lewis Hill,1.79,Steady,10:25 AM SUN 21/07/24
    St Pauls River above Avoca,1.20,Steady,10:00 AM SUN 21/07/24
    South Esk River at Llewellyn,2.26,Steady,10:15 AM SUN 21/07/24
    South Esk River at Perth,3.05,Steady,10:35 AM SUN 21/07/24
    South Esk River at Longford,1.38,Steady,10:07 AM SUN 21/07/24
    South Esk River at Trevallyn Pond,125.74,Rising,10:15 AM SUN 21/07/24
    
    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.