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Styx River: no further flooding expected

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Final Flood Warning for the Styx River

Issued at 2:34pm on Wednesday 20 September 2023


Rainfall from Tuesday afternoon into early Wednesday morning has caused river level rises along the Styx River. River levels are currently easing along the Styx River and no further flooding is expected.

In the 24 hours to 2:00 pm Wednesday, rainfall totals of up to 43 mm have been recorded across the Styx River catchment. No further significant rainfall is forecast for the remainder of Wednesday.

Styx River:

Minor flooding has eased 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.

Next Issue:

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

Latest River Heights:

LocationHeight of River (m)TendencyDate/Time of Observation
River Derwent below Lake St Clair1.54Steady01:15 PM WED 20/09/23
River Ouse at Ashton0.27Steady09:45 AM WED 20/09/23
River Ouse at 3B Weir0.60Steady01:15 PM WED 20/09/23
River Clyde at Bothwell0.08Steady12:00 PM WED 20/09/23
River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam1.76Rising01:15 PM WED 20/09/23
River Derwent at Macquarie Plains0.70Rising01:47 PM WED 20/09/23
Tyenna River at Newbury0.97Steady12:00 PM WED 20/09/23
Styx River at Bruces Bridge1.96Steady01:37 PM WED 20/09/23
River Derwent at 2.5km Upstream New Norfolk Bridge2.50Steady12:00 PM WED 20/09/23
River Derwent at New Norfolk1.18Falling01:50 PM 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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