Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria
Minor Flood Warning For The Kiewa River
Issued at 01:37 PM EST on Thursday 11 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 9
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT BANDIANA
Minor flooding is expected to continue along the Kiewa River at Bandiana during Thursday and into Friday.
In the 24 hours to 9:00 am Thursday, no significant rainfall was recorded in the Kiewa River catchment. A further 5-15 mm rainfall is forecast for north east Victoria from Thursday into Friday. Due to wet catchment, renewed river level rises are likely.
Kiewa River to Mongans Bridge:
Flooding is no longer expected along the Kiewa River to Mongans Bridge.
Kiewa River downstream of Mongans Bridge:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Kiewa River downstream of Mongans Bridge.
The Kiewa River at Kiewa (Main Stream) is currently at 2.90 metres and falling, below minor flood level.
The Kiewa River at Kiewa (Main Stream) is expected to remain below the minor flood level (3.30 m) overnight Thursday into Friday.
The Kiewa River at Bandiana is currently at 2.89 metres and steady, with minor flooding.
The Kiewa River at Bandiana is expected to remain above the minor flood level (2.80 m) overnight Thursday into Friday.
Flood Safety Advice:
SES advises that all community members should:
Never walk, ride or drive through floodwater
Never allow children to play in floodwater
Stay away from waterways and stormwater drains during and after heavy rain
Keep well clear of fallen power lines
Be aware that in fire affected areas, rainfall run-off into waterways may contain debris such as ash, soil, trees and rocks, and heavy rainfall increases the potential for landslides and debris across roads.}
Current Emergency Information is available at http://emergency.vic.gov.au
For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
Current Road and Traffic Information is available at the VicRoads website: http://traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/
The next warning will be issued by 02:00 pm EST on Friday 12 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Kiewa River at Mongans Bridge,1.49,Steady,12:00 PM THU 11/08/22
Kiewa River at Kiewa (Main Stream),2.90,Falling,12:50 PM THU 11/08/22
Kiewa River at Kiewa (Anabranch),0.52,Steady,12:00 PM THU 11/08/22
Yackandandah Creek at Osbornes Flat,1.02,Steady,12:00 PM THU 11/08/22
Kiewa River at Bandiana,2.89,Steady,12:50 PM THU 11/08/22
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts.
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7 day forecast
Lurg 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers, becoming less likely late this afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 1400 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 15.
Forecast for Lurg (36.5853°S, 146.131°E, 226m AMSL) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Summary Minimum 6° 5° 3° 6° 5° 5° 4° Maximum 15° 15° 15° 14° 15° 16° 14° Chance of rain 50% 70% 60% 60% 50% 90% 70% Likely amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 10-20mm 5-10mm UV index Low Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Nil Slight Moderate Nil Slight Slight Slight 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 15
Wind direction ENE NE E NNE W W WNW WNW W WSW NE N NW WNW Relative humidity 94% 72% 88% 78% 93% 77% 92% 79% 91% 77% 91% 81% 90% 71% Dew point 8°C 10°C 9°C 11°C 8°C 11°C 8°C 11°C 6°C 11°C 8°C 12°C 6°C 8°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Lurg (36.5853°S, 146.131°E, 226m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:37am EST 7:03am EST 5:40pm EST 6:06pm EST 5:46pm EST 7:21am EST Full moon Full moon Aug 12 Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 15 1 Saturday Saturday 15 2 Sunday Sunday 15 3 Monday Monday 14 4 Tuesday Tuesday 15 5 Wednesday Wednesday 16 6 Thursday Thursday 14 7 Thursday Thursday 14
Rain for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 0 1 Saturday Saturday 5 2 Sunday Sunday 5 3 Monday Monday 5 4 Tuesday Tuesday 0 5 Wednesday Wednesday 20 6 Thursday Thursday 10 7 Thursday Thursday 10