Weather Warning

IDT20610

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Minor Flood Warning for the North Esk River

Issued at 5:53 PM EST on Saturday 15 Aug 2020.

by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Warning Number: 2

MINOR FLOODING MAY DEVELOP ALONG THE LOWER NORTH ESK FROM SATURDAY EVENING

In the 36 hours to 5 pm Saturday rainfall totals of up to 28 mm have been recorded in the North Esk catchment. Rainfall has temporarily eased in the North Esk catchment. Further rainfall totals of 5-15 mm are forecast for Sunday with higher isolated totals possible in elevated areas, which may lead to renewed river rises.

St Patricks River

River levels are likely to remain below the minor flood level along the St Patricks River.

Upper North Esk River

River rises are occurring along the Upper North Esk River.

Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn

Minor flooding may occur along the Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn.

Latest River Heights

LocationHeight of River (m)TendencyDate/Time of Observation
St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake1.00Steady04:54 PM SAT 15/08/20
North Esk River at Ballroom1.24Rising04:00 PM SAT 15/08/20
North Esk River at Corra Linn2.55Rising05:23 PM SAT 15/08/20