Weather Warning

IDT20611

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Minor Flood Warning for the South Esk River

Issued at 10:22 AM EST on Thursday 18 Aug 2022.

by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Warning Number: 11

MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT LEWIS HILL, FINGAL, PERTH, LONGFORD AND LAKE TREVALLYN

Minor flooding is occurring along the St Pauls River at Lewis Hill and South Esk River at Fingal, Perth, Longford and Lake Trevallyn.

Flooding has extended into lower Meander around Westwood Bridge, where minor flooding is now easing.

Since 9 am Wednesday no significant rainfall has been observed across the South Esk River catchment. Rainfall totals of up to 15 mm are forecast for the remainder of Thursday, which may cause small renewed river level rises.

Strong and dangerous flows may be a hazard over the next few days.

Inundation of low-lying areas about Westwood Bridge may be a hazard.

St Pauls River

Minor flooding is occurring along the St Pauls River.

South Esk River - Fingal to Llewellyn

Minor flooding is occurring along the South Esk River - Fingal to Llewellyn.

South Esk River - Llewellyn to Perth

Minor flooding is occurring along the South Esk River - Llewellyn to Perth.

South Esk River - Perth to Longford

No further flooding is expected along the South Esk River - Perth to Longford.

South Esk River around Hadspen and Lake Trevallyn

Minor flooding is occurring along the South Esk River around Hadspen and Lake Trevallyn.

Latest River Heights

LocationHeight of River (m)TendencyDate/Time of Observation
Break O'Day River at Killymoon0.75Steady08:00 AM THU 18/08/22
South Esk River at Upper Esk Road Bridge1.02Steady08:00 AM THU 18/08/22
South Esk River at Mathinna0.88Steady08:00 AM THU 18/08/22
South Esk River at Fingal4.28Falling08:19 AM THU 18/08/22
St Pauls River at Lewis Hill1.70Falling08:37 AM THU 18/08/22
St Pauls River above Avoca1.62Steady08:00 AM THU 18/08/22
South Esk River at Llewellyn3.91Falling08:45 AM THU 18/08/22
South Esk River at Perth4.89Falling08:00 AM THU 18/08/22
South Esk River at Longford3.45Falling08:28 AM THU 18/08/22
South Esk River at Trevallyn Pond128.72Falling08:45 AM THU 18/08/22