GALLERY: Derwent Valley flooding

FLOODING in the tributaries of the River Derwent caused property damage throughout the Derwent Valley today, most notably at Tynwald Park in New Norfolk, but also to rural roads and properties at Molesworth and Lachlan. Readers are welcome to contribute their own photos to this gallery by emailing damian@newnorfolknews.com.

Craig Farrell’s photo of water on the Lyell Highway near Sorell Creek.
Kaye Bush’s early-morning photo of the scene at Tynwald Park, New Norfolk.
Kaye Bush’s early-morning photo of the scene at Tynwald Park, New Norfolk, where water lapped at the new pavilion
now under construction.
Kaye Bush’s early-morning photo of the scene at Tynwald Park, New Norfolk, where various fences were damaged.
Kaye Bush’s early-morning photo of the scene at Tynwald Park, New Norfolk.
Flooding at Tynwald Park, New Norfolk.
Flooding at Tynwald Park, New Norfolk.
Flooding at Tynwald Park, New Norfolk.
Flooding at Tynwald Park, New Norfolk.
Flooding at Tynwald Park, New Norfolk.
Flooding at Tynwald Park, New Norfolk.
A council crew arrives at Tynwald Park, New Norfolk.
Flooding at Tynwald Park, New Norfolk.
Flooding at Tynwald Park, New Norfolk.
Flooding at Tynwald Park, New Norfolk.
Flooding at Tynwald Park, New Norfolk.
Flooding at Tynwald Park, New Norfolk.
Jo Sharma’s photo of the lightning strike that shook much of New Norfolk around 7am on Friday.
Julianne Russell’s photo of the scene on the Derwent at Sorell Creek on Friday morning, which she said was unlike
anything seen in the past 40 years.
Phil Bigg’s photo of flooding alongside Hobart Rd, looking toward the Gateway Estate.
Phil Bigg’s photo of flooding alongside Hobart Rd, looking westward.
Narelle Russell’s photo of flooding at Lachlan, with the SES on the scene.
Narelle Russell’s photo of flooding at Lachlan.
A TasWater worker surveying the scene near Hobart Rd, New Norfolk, where the Lachlan River broke its banks.
Flooding near the Hobart Rd bridge at New Norfolk.
It was great weather for them.
The Lachlan River in flood at Hobart Rd, New Norfolk.
The Lachlan River in flood at Hobart Rd, New Norfolk.
The footbridge over Lachlan River between Turriff Lodge and Tynwald Park at New Norfolk.
Flooding at Tynwald Park, New Norfolk, with the water receding.
Flooding at Tynwald Park, New Norfolk.
Flooding at Tynwald Park, New Norfolk, with the water receding.
Flooding at Tynwald Park, New Norfolk.

One Comment

  1. The sewer main across the Lachlan River near Corumbene has failed again.
    Raw sewage flowed into the Lachlan River again.

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