Weather Warning

IDV36230

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Moderate Flood Warning for the Thomson River

Issued at 4:50 PM EST on Saturday 12 Jun 2021.

Flood Warning Number: 14

MODERATE FLOODING OCCURRING AT SALE.

Moderate flooding continues along the Thomson River at Sale. River level have now fallen below minor flood level at Wandocka.

In the 48 hours between 9:00am Wednesday and 9:00am Friday, rainfall totals of 65 -150 mm were recorded in the Thomson River catchment with an isolated higher total of 250 mm at the Thomson-Yarra Divide. Overnight further rainfall totals of 10-30 mm have been recorded in the 24 hours to 9 am Saturday.

No significant rainfall has been recorded since Saturday 9:00am across the catchment. No significant rainfall totals are forecast for the remainder of Saturday into Sunday.

Thomson River to Cowwarr Weir

The Thomson River to Cowwarr Weir is currently below the minor flood level.

Thomson River Cowwarr Weir to Wandocka

Minor flooding is easing along the Thomson River Cowwarr Weir to Wandocka.

Thomson River downstream of Wandocka

Moderate flooding is occurring along the Thomson River downstream of Wandocka.

Latest River Heights

LocationHeight of River (m)TendencyDate/Time of Observation
Aberfeldy River at Beardmore1.68Steady03:52 PM SAT 12/06/21
Thomson River at The Narrows0.73Steady04:15 PM SAT 12/06/21
Thomson River at Cooper Creek1.25Steady04:10 PM SAT 12/06/21
Thomson River U/S Cowwarr Weir3.44Steady04:08 PM SAT 12/06/21
Thomson River at Wandocka6.14Steady04:20 PM SAT 12/06/21
Thomson River at Bundalaguah7.12Steady04:13 PM SAT 12/06/21
Thomson River at Sale Wharf3.24Steady04:04 PM SAT 12/06/21