flood warning logo
Weather

Flooding no longer expected

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, TasmaniaFinal Flood Warning for the River DerwentIssued at 10:57am on Wednesday 7 October 2020 Flood Warning Number: 4 FLOODING IS NO LONGER EXPECTED IN THE RIVER DERWENT DURING WEDNESDAY. In the 24 hours to 9 am Wednesday, no rainfall was recorded in the Derwent River

Full Story »
flood watch logo
Weather

River Derwent on flood watch list

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania Initial Flood Watch for Tasmania Issued at 3:22 pm EST on Friday 2 October 2020 By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Flood Watch Number: 1 Minor flooding is possible in the flood watch catchments from Sunday. A slow moving rain band will cross Tasmania during

Full Story »
flood watch logo
Weather

Flood watch ends as river levels drop

THE Bureau of Meteorology issued a Final Flood Watch this afternoon for the Derwent, Huon, North, North East, East Coastal and South East catchments. Flooding is no longer expected in the Derwent, Ouse and Clyde rivers. Issued at 11:59am on Monday 17 August 2020 Flood Watch Number: 4 River levels

Full Story »
flood watch logo
Weather

River Derwent flood watch continues

THE Bureau of Meteorology is continuing its flood watch for a number of catchments including the Derwent. This is a “heads up” for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning. Issued at 12:52pm on Sunday 16 August 2020 By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Flood Watch Number: 3

Full Story »
flood watch logo
Weather

THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Flood Watch for several areas including the Derwent catchment. This Flood Watch is a “heads up” for possible future flooding and is not a Flood Warning. Issued at 12:59pm on Saturday 15 August 2020, by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Flood Watch Number:

Full Story »
Tasmania police flag
Weather

Take care on your Sunday drive

THE Bureau of Meteorology has lifted its road weather alert but a number of warnings remain in place from Tasmania Police for Derwent Valley and Central Highlands roads. As of 10.30am Sunday, police advise: The following local roads are currently CLOSED: Clifton Vale Rd to Cockatoo Gully Rd, Elderslie. Dennistoun

Full Story »
Snow in the hills above New Norfolk
Traffic

Snow closes local roads and schools

SEVERAL Derwent Valley schools are closed today due to road conditions making travel unsafe. Bothwell District High, Collinsvale Primary and Molesworth Primary are among the 12 schools closed statewide. Police warn motorists to use caution when driving on elevated roads which have the potential to be affected by the current

Full Story »
Snow in the hills above New Norfolk
Weather

Snowy scenes surround New Norfolk

TEMPERATURES plummeted in New Norfolk this afternoon as snow fell in the hills surrounding the town. Snow also fell in the town centre around 3.30pm but rain beforehand and afterwards prevented it from settling. Roads in higher areas have been closed to traffic and the Bureau of Meteorology has extended

Full Story »
flood watch logo
Weather

Initial flood watch issued for Derwent catchment

AN initial flood watch has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania, for several catchment areas including the River Derwent. This Flood Watch is a “heads up” for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning. Initial Flood Watch for Derwent, Huon, South East, East Coastal and North

Full Story »
Sunset over New Norfolk
Weather

Another spectacular sunset

MOTHER Nature delivered another spectacular sunset over the Derwent Valley this evening. This winter is proving to be one of the coldest in many years, but the chilly days have been bookended by amazing sunrises and sunsets. The picture above does not do justice to the colour of today’s nightfall,

Full Story »
lachlan river flooding
Alert

Update to minor flood warning

Bureau of Meteorology, TasmaniaMinor Flood Warning for the River Derwent Issued at 3:58 pm on Tuesday 23 June 2020 Flood Warning Number: 3 Minor flooding may develop along River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam from overnight Tuesday into Wednesday and along the Rivers Ouse and Clyde during Wednesday based on forecast

Full Story »
road closed sign near bridge over lachlan river
Weather

Localised flooding closes sportsfield

MINOR flooding may develop along the River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam overnight tonight and into Wednesday, and along the Rivers Ouse and Clyde during Wednesday based on forecast rainfall. The Bureau of Meteorology reports that river levels are easing in the lower Derwent tributaries, including the Tyenna, Styx and Plenty

Full Story »

Weather

Local Weather

COVID-19 Advice and Links

Latest headlines

Filter by topic

New Norfolk News Archive

RSS Tas articles feed