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THE raft of overnight weather warnings for the Derwent Valley and other parts of Tasmania ohave been cancelled or downgraded by the Bureau of Meteorology this morning.
The bureau says severe weather is no longer occurring in Tasmania. “The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary,” a spokesman said.
The severe weather warning for winds and heavy rain has been cancelled statewide, while the road weather alert and sheep graziers warning no longer apply to the Derwent Valley.
A final flood warning has been issued for the Derwent catchment. River rises are occurring at some locations but flooding is no longer expected in the Clyde and Ouse Rivers and in the Lower Derwent.
In the 24 hours to 9am today (Saturday), widespread rainfall totals of 5-35mm were recorded in the Derwent catchment with isolated higher totals up to 50 mm. Additional rainfall totals of 5-20mm are forecast for the remainder of today.
Final Flood Warning for the River Derwent
River Derwent above River Ouse:
River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam:
Flood Safety Advice:
Latest River Heights:
|Location||Height of River (m)||Tendency||Date/Time of Observation|
|River Derwent below Lake St Clair||1.08||Steady||01:00 AM SAT 07/09/19|
|River Ouse at Ashton||0.54||Steady||10:00 AM SAT 07/09/19|
|River Ouse at 3B Weir||0.69||Steady||10:00 AM SAT 07/09/19|
|River Clyde at Bothwell||0.07||Steady||10:00 AM SAT 07/09/19|
|River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam||2.11||Steady||10:15 AM SAT 07/09/19|
|River Derwent at Macquarie Plains||1.35||Steady||09:50 AM SAT 07/09/19|
|Tyenna River at Newbury||0.76||Steady||10:15 AM SAT 07/09/19|
|Styx River at Bruces Bridge||1.13||Steady||10:16 AM SAT 07/09/19|
|River Derwent at New Norfolk||0.78||Falling||10:45 AM SAT 07/09/19|