Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Initial Minor Flood Warning for the Styx River
Issued at 7:15am on Wednesday 20 September 2023
Flood Warning Number: 1
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT BRUCES BRIDGE WEDNESDAY MORNING
Rainfall from Tuesday afternoon into early Wednesday morning has caused river level rises along the Styx River.
In the 12 hours to 5am Wednesday, rainfall totals of up to 37 mm have been recorded across the Styx River catchment. No further significant rainfall is forecast for the remainder of Wednesday.
Minor flooding is occurring along the Styx River at Bruces Bridge.
Flood Safety Advice:
SES flood warnings can be found at TasALERT www.alert.tas.gov.au
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.
The next warning will be issued by 10am on Thursday 21 September 2023.
Latest River Heights:
|Location||Height of River (m)||Tendency||Date/Time of Observation|
|River Derwent below Lake St Clair||1.38||Steady||06:45 AM WED 20/09/23|
|River Ouse at Ashton||0.24||Steady||03:45 AM WED 20/09/23|
|River Ouse at 3B Weir||0.61||Steady||06:45 AM WED 20/09/23|
|River Clyde at Bothwell||0.08||Steady||06:00 AM WED 20/09/23|
|River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam||1.99||Rising||06:45 AM WED 20/09/23|
|River Derwent at Macquarie Plains||0.63||Steady||06:27 AM WED 20/09/23|
|Tyenna River at Newbury||1.08||Steady||06:00 AM WED 20/09/23|
|Styx River at Bruces Bridge||2.28||Rising||07:08 AM WED 20/09/23|
|River Derwent at 2.5km Upstream New Norfolk Bridge||1.93||Rising||06:00 AM WED 20/09/23|
|River Derwent at New Norfolk||0.78||Falling||07:10 AM WED 20/09/23|
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts.
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