Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania
Major Flood Warning For The Meander River
Issued at 05:31 PM EST on Tuesday 16 August 2022
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Watch Number: 2
MAJOR FLOODING POSSIBLE AROUND WESTWOOD BRIDGE FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
Moderate flooding is expected along the lower Meander River about Westwood Bridge overnight Tuesday due to floodwater from the South Esk River. Major flooding may develop Wednesday morning. No flooding is expected along the Meander River from Meander to Strathbridge.
Since 9 am Tuesday, no significant rainfall has been observed in the Meander catchment. No significant rainfall has been forecast for the remainder of Tuesday into Wednesday.
Inundation of low-lying areas about Westwood Bridge may be a hazard.
Meander River below Strathbridge:
Major flooding may occur along the Meander River below Strathbridge.
The Meander River at Westwood Bridge is currently at 4.98 metres and rising, with minor flooding.
The Meander River at Westwood Bridge is expected to exceed the moderate flood level (6.00 m) overnight Tuesday into Wednesday. The river level may peak around the major flood level (7.00 m) Wednesday morning.
Flood Safety Advice:
FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.tas.gov.au
Road closure information is available at www.police.tas.gov.au}
For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.
For life threatening situations, call 000 immediately.
The next warning will be issued by 09:00 am EST on Wednesday 17 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Meander River at Meander,1.00,Steady,05:00 PM TUE 16/08/22
Meander River at Deloraine Railway Bridge,0.93,Steady,04:45 PM TUE 16/08/22
Meander River at Strathbridge,2.42,Steady,04:00 PM TUE 16/08/22
Meander River at Westwood Bridge,4.98,Rising,05:15 PM TUE 16/08/22
Liffey River at Upstream West Channel,0.92,Steady,04:00 PM TUE 16/08/22
Liffey River at Carrick,0.64,Steady,04:00 PM TUE 16/08/22
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts.
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7 day forecast
Quamby Brook 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Patches of frost and the chance of fog in the E in the early morning. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain, most likely in the late afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming N 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 14.
Forecast for Quamby Brook (41.594°S, 146.7117°E, 250m AMSL) Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Summary Minimum 3° 8° 4° 5° 1° 7° 2° Maximum 12° 13° 11° 10° 11° 10° 9° Chance of rain 90% 90% 80% 20% 90% 90% 60% Likely amount 10-20mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 1-5mm UV index Low Low Low Low - - - Frost risk Moderate Nil Slight Slight High Nil Moderate 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 4
Wind direction NW N NNW NNW W WNW WSW SW WNW NW NNW NW W W Relative humidity 83% 79% 96% 90% 79% 58% 77% 51% 76% 70% 93% 80% 74% 63% Dew point 4°C 7°C 10°C 9°C 4°C 2°C 3°C -1°C 1°C 4°C 7°C 6°C 1°C 1°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Quamby Brook (41.594°S, 146.7117°E, 250m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:35am EST 7:04am EST 5:35pm EST 6:03pm EST 11:33pm EST 9:48am EST Waning gibbous Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Wednesday Wednesday 12 1 Thursday Thursday 13 2 Friday Friday 11 3 Saturday Saturday 10 4 Sunday Sunday 11 5 Monday Monday 10 6 Tuesday Tuesday 9 7 Tuesday Tuesday 9
Rain for next 7 days
0 Wednesday Wednesday 20 1 Thursday Thursday 10 2 Friday Friday 5 3 Saturday Saturday 0 4 Sunday Sunday 10 5 Monday Monday 20 6 Tuesday Tuesday 5 7 Tuesday Tuesday 5