Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - South Esk

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning For The South Esk River
Issued at 06:23 PM EST on Saturday 06 August 2022
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Watch Number: 5

NO FURTHER FLOODING EXPECTED AT FINGAL
Flooding has now eased along the South Esk River at Fingal. Flooding is not expected along the South Esk River downstream of Fingal including at Lake Trevallyn.
In the 24 hours since 9:00 am Friday, rainfall totals of up to 15 mm have been recorded in the South Esk catchment. No further significant rainfall is forecast during the weekend.
Strong and dangerous flows may be a hazard over the next couple of days.

South Esk River above Fingal:
High stream levels are occurring along the South Esk River above Fingal.
South Esk River - Fingal to Llewellyn:
No further flooding is expected in the South Esk River - Fingal to Llewellyn.
The South Esk River at Fingal fell below the minor flood level (4.00 m) Saturday afternoon and is currently at 3.90 metres and falling.
The South Esk River at Fingal is expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during the weekend.

South Esk River around Hadspen and Lake Trevallyn:
Cancellation

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:
Break O'Day River at Killymoon,0.59,Steady,02:00 PM SAT 06/08/22
South Esk River at Upper Esk Road Bridge,1.08,Steady,04:00 PM SAT 06/08/22
South Esk River at Mathinna,0.86,Falling,06:00 PM SAT 06/08/22
South Esk River at Fingal,3.90,Steady,06:07 PM SAT 06/08/22
St Pauls River at Lewis Hill,1.05,Steady,05:21 PM SAT 06/08/22
St Pauls River above Avoca,0.90,Steady,04:00 PM SAT 06/08/22
South Esk River at Llewellyn,2.84,Falling,05:45 PM SAT 06/08/22
South Esk River at Perth,3.08,Steady,04:15 PM SAT 06/08/22
South Esk River at Longford,1.55,Steady,06:01 PM SAT 06/08/22
South Esk River at Trevallyn Pond,127.66,Steady,05:45 PM SAT 06/08/22

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.

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