Final Flood Watch for the South East and Derwent Catchments
Issued at 12:55 pm EDT on Wednesday 16 November 2022, by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Watch Number: 5
FLOODING NO LONGER EXPECTED FOR THE SOUTH EAST AND DERWENT CATCHMENTS
The weather system that brought heavy rainfall has passed and conditions have eased.
In the 24 hours to 9:00 am Wednesday, widespread rainfall totals of 5-20 mm have been recorded over south and eastern Tasmania with higher totals near the coast of 30-65 mm.
No significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days. Strong and dangerous flows will be a hazard over the next few days.
Flooding is no longer expected in the following catchments:
- Derwent River (including Ouse and Clyde Rivers)
- East Coastal Rivers (south of Bicheno)
- South East
Moderate flood warnings are current for the Macquarie, South Esk and Jordan Rivers. A minor flood warning is current for the Meander River and a generalised warning is current for the Coal River.
Note: This Flood Watch is a “heads up” for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning. The Bureau of Meteorology does not provide a flood warning service for all of the catchments covered by this flood watch. For more information on the Flood Watch Service: http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml
For the latest warnings see www.bom.gov.au/tas/warnings
For the latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood
For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts
Flood Safety Advice:
SES flood warnings can be found at TasALERT.com
Flood and storm safety advice is available at www.ses.tas.gov.au
Road closure information is available at www.police.tas.gov.au
For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.
For life threatening situations, call 000 immediately.
This is a final Flood Watch, no further watches will be issued for this event.