Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Thomson River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Final Flood Warning For The Thomson River
Issued at 11:01 AM EDT on Sunday 14 January 2024
Flood Warning Number: 7

MINOR FLOODING EASED AT SALE WHARF
Minor flooding has eased along the Thomson River at Sale Wharf, with river levels having fallen below the minor flood level during Saturday afternoon.

Thomson River downstream of Wandocka:
No further flooding is expected in the Thomson River downstream of Wandocka.
The Thomson River at Sale Wharf is currently at 2.03 metres and steady, below the minor flood level.
The Thomson River at Sale Wharf is expected to remain below the minor flood level (2.40 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.}
Contact Information
Current Emergency Information is available at http://emergency.vic.gov.au
For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
Current Road and Traffic Information is available at the VicRoads website: http://traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/

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

Latest River Heights:
Aberfeldy River at Beardmore,0.74,Steady,09:35 AM SUN 14/01/24
Thomson River at The Narrows,0.66,Steady,10:08 AM SUN 14/01/24
Thomson River at Cooper Creek,0.58,Steady,09:59 AM SUN 14/01/24
Thomson River U/S Cowwarr Weir,2.56,Steady,10:51 AM SUN 14/01/24
Thomson River at Wandocka,2.30,Falling,10:47 AM SUN 14/01/24
Thomson River at Bundalaguah,4.01,Steady,10:26 AM SUN 14/01/24
Thomson River at Sale Wharf,2.03,Steady,10:38 AM SUN 14/01/24

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.

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