Weather Warning

IDV36140

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Minor Flood Warning for the Mitchell River

Issued at 10:58 AM EST on Saturday 12 Jun 2021.

Flood Warning Number: 9

MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT BAIRNSDALE

The river level at Bairnsdale is falling and expected to remain above the minor flood level during Saturday.

In the 24 hours to 9:00 am Saturday, widespread rainfall totals of 10 to 20 mm have been recorded across the Mitchell River catchment, with a higher total of 30 mm at Mt Wellington.

Rainfall totals of 10-20 mm are forecast in the catchment for the remainder of Saturday.

Renewed river rises and localised flooding is possible in the upper reaches of the Mitchell River catchment during Saturday in response to the rain recorded overnight and forecast for the remainder of Saturday.

Wonnangatta River

Renewed river rises and localised flooding are possible in the Wonnangatta River in response to the rain recorded overnight and forecast for the remainder of Saturday.

Mitchell River to Glenaladale

Flooding has eased along the Mitchell River to Glenaladale.

Mitchell River downstream of Glenaladale

Minor flooding is occurring along the Mitchell River downstream of Glenaladale.

Latest River Heights

LocationHeight of River (m)TendencyDate/Time of Observation
Wonnangatta River at Crooked R2.67Steady10:00 AM SAT 12/06/21
Wonnangatta River at Waterford3.11Steady10:24 AM SAT 12/06/21
Dargo River at Lower Dargo Rd2.43Steady10:00 AM SAT 12/06/21
Mitchell River at Glenaladale2.66Falling10:17 AM SAT 12/06/21
Mitchell River at Rosehill6.77Falling10:24 AM SAT 12/06/21
Mitchell River at Bairnsdale4.71Falling10:11 AM SAT 12/06/21