Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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.
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
|Location||Height of River (m)||Tendency||Date/Time of Observation|
|Wonnangatta River at Crooked R||2.67||Steady||10:00 AM SAT 12/06/21|
|Wonnangatta River at Waterford||3.11||Steady||10:24 AM SAT 12/06/21|
|Dargo River at Lower Dargo Rd||2.43||Steady||10:00 AM SAT 12/06/21|
|Mitchell River at Glenaladale||2.66||Falling||10:17 AM SAT 12/06/21|
|Mitchell River at Rosehill||6.77||Falling||10:24 AM SAT 12/06/21|
|Mitchell River at Bairnsdale||4.71||Falling||10:11 AM SAT 12/06/21|