Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Tambo River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Final Flood Warning For The Tambo And Nicholson Rivers
Issued at 09:41 AM EDT on Monday 04 December 2023
Flood Warning Number: 2

Flooding is no longer expected in the Tambo and Nicholson rivers.
No significant rainfall totals have been recorded in the Tambo and Nicholson River catchments in the 24 hours to 9:00 am Monday.
No significant rainfall totals are forecast for the next few days.

Tambo River:
Flooding is no longer expected in the Tambo River at D/S Ramrod Creek.
The Tambo River D/S Ramrod Creek peaked at 3.97 metres (minor flood level 4.10 m) around 2:00 pm Sunday 3 December and is currently at 2.81 metres and falling.
The Tambo River D/S Ramrod Creek is expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.10 m).

Nicholson River:
River levels are falling along the Nicholson River.

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
For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
Current Road and Traffic Information is available at the VicRoads website:

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Tambo River at Swifts Creek,2.60,Falling,08:00 AM MON 04/12/23
Timbarra River D/S Wilkinson Creek,2.99,Falling,08:48 AM MON 04/12/23
Tambo River D/S Ramrod Creek,2.81,Falling,08:53 AM MON 04/12/23
Tambo River at Battens Landing,4.79,Falling,08:41 AM MON 04/12/23
Nicholson River at Sarsfield (Pump House),1.46,Steady,08:00 AM MON 04/12/23

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at The latest weather forecast is available at

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