Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Cann and Genoa Rivers
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria
Final Flood Warning For The Bemm, Cann And Genoa Rivers
Issued at 11:11 AM EDT on Monday 04 December 2023
Flood Warning Number: 11
MINOR FLOODING HAS EASED ALONG THE CANN AND GENOA RIVERS
River levels are falling throughout the Bemm, Cann and Genoa river catchments.
Rainfall totals up to 10 mm have been recorded in the 24 hours to 9:00 am Monday across the Genoa catchment and no significant rainfall totals have been recorded across the Bemm and Cann River catchments.
No significant rainfall totals are forecast for the next few days.
River levels are falling along the Bemm River.
No further flooding is expected in the Cann River.
The Cann River (West) at Weeragua is currently at 2.38 metres and falling, below the minor flood level (3.00 m).
The Cann River (West) at Weeragua is expected to remain below the minor flood level (3.00 m).
The Cann River (East) at Chandlers Creek is currently at 1.06 metres and falling, below the minor flood level (2.00 m).
The Cann River (East) at Chandlers Creek is expected to remain below the minor flood level.
No further flooding is expected in the Genoa River.
The Genoa River at The Gorge is currently at 1.68 metres and falling, below the minor flood level (2.20 m).
The Genoa River at The Gorge is expected to remain below the minor flood level (2.20 m).
Flood Safety Advice:
SES advises that all community members should:
Never walk, ride or drive through floodwater,
Never allow children to play in floodwater,
Stay away from waterways and stormwater drains during and after heavy rain,
Keep well clear of fallen power lines
Be aware that in fire affected areas, rainfall run-off into waterways may contain debris such as ash, soil, trees and rocks, and heavy rainfall increases the potential for landslides and debris across roads.}
Current Emergency Information is available at www.emergency.vic.gov.au
For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
Current Road and Traffic Information is available at the VicRoads website: www.traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Bemm River at Princes Hwy,6.98,Falling,11:04 AM MON 04/12/23
Cann River (West) at Weeragua,2.38,Falling,11:04 AM MON 04/12/23
Cann River (East) at Chandlers Creek,1.06,Falling,09:00 AM MON 04/12/23
Genoa River at The Gorge,1.66,Falling,11:00 AM MON 04/12/23
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts.