Weather Warning

IDT20611

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Moderate Flood Warning for the South Esk River

Issued at 9:08 AM EST on Sunday 13 Jun 2021.

by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Warning Number: 9

MODERATE FLOODING OCCURRING AT FINGAL AND LLEWELLYN, MINOR FLOODING AT PERTH AND LIKELY AT LONGFORD AND TREVALLYN

Moderate flooding is occurring along the South Esk River about Fingal and Llewellyn. MInor flooding is occurring at Perth and is likely to develop at Longford Sunday morning and at Trevallyn Monday morning. High river levels continue in the Break O'Day and Nile Rivers.

In the 24 hours to 9:00 am Sunday, 20-45 mm were recorded in eastern and elevated areas around Fingal, and less than 10 mm recorded in western parts of the catchment downstream of Avoca.

A further 2-5 mm are forecast for the remainder of Sunday with higher totals possible in elevated areas.

Strong and dangerous flows will be a hazard over the coming days.

Break O'Day River

High river levels are likely to continue in the Break O'Day River during Sunday.

South Esk River above Fingal

High river levels are likely to continue along the upper South Esk River above Fingal during Sunday.

St Pauls River

Minor flooding is occurring along the St Pauls River.

South Esk River - Fingal to Llewellyn

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

Nile River

High river levels are likely to continue in the Nile River during Sunday.

South Esk River - Llewellyn to Perth

Minor flooding may occur along the South Esk River - Llewellyn to Perth.

South Esk River - Perth to Longford

Minor flooding may occur along the South Esk River - Perth to Longford. Flooding is also expected to extend into lower Meander River around Westwood Bridge due to backwater.

South Esk River around Hadspen and Lake Trevallyn

Minor flooding may occur 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 Killymoon1.45Steady04:15 AM SUN 13/06/21
South Esk River at Upper Esk Road Bridge1.17Steady05:45 AM SUN 13/06/21
South Esk River at Fingal5.28Falling08:23 AM SUN 13/06/21
St Pauls River above Avoca3.59Falling06:00 AM SUN 13/06/21
South Esk River at Llewellyn6.16Falling08:15 AM SUN 13/06/21
South Esk River at Perth3.03Rising10:00 PM SAT 12/06/21
South Esk River at Longford1.93Rising08:21 AM SUN 13/06/21
South Esk River at Trevallyn Pond126.97Rising08:00 AM SUN 13/06/21