Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria
Minor Flood Warning For The Kiewa River
Issued at 11:43 AM EST on Thursday 18 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 16
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT BANDIANA
Minor flooding is expected to continue along the Kiewa River at Bandiana during Thursday into Friday.
Rainfall totals of 10-30 mm are forecast Thursday into Friday, which is likely to cause renewed river level rises across the catchment.
A Flood Watch is current for Kiewa River to Mongans Bridge catchment.
Kiewa River downstream of Mongans Bridge:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Kiewa River downstream of Mongans Bridge.
The Kiewa River at Bandiana is currently at 2.87 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 12:00 pm EST on Friday 19 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Kiewa River at Mongans Bridge,1.69,Rising,11:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Kiewa River at Kiewa (Anabranch),0.50,Steady,11:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Yackandandah Creek at Osbornes Flat,1.08,Steady,11:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Kiewa River at Bandiana,2.87,Rising,11:00 AM THU 18/08/22
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
Balmattum 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 km/h before turning NW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 15.
Forecast for Balmattum (36.706°S, 145.6403°E, 172m AMSL) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Summary Minimum 6° 5° 0° 4° 5° 1° 3° Maximum 14° 14° 13° 14° 13° 13° 14° Chance of rain 90% 80% 30% 80% 20% 40% 20% Likely amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Nil Slight High Slight Slight High Moderate 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 15
Wind direction WSW W NW SSW E NNW NE N SW SW WNW W W SW Relative humidity 86% 60% 95% 71% 82% 63% 82% 75% 77% 56% 85% 75% 91% 75% Dew point 6°C 6°C 8°C 9°C 3°C 6°C 5°C 10°C 5°C 4°C 4°C 9°C 7°C 9°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Balmattum (36.706°S, 145.6403°E, 172m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:29am EST 6:55am EST 5:45pm EST 6:12pm EST 12:30am EST 10:53am EST Last quarter Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 14 1 Saturday Saturday 14 2 Sunday Sunday 13 3 Monday Monday 14 4 Tuesday Tuesday 13 5 Wednesday Wednesday 13 6 Thursday Thursday 14 7 Thursday Thursday 14
Rain for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 5 1 Saturday Saturday 5 2 Sunday Sunday 0 3 Monday Monday 10 4 Tuesday Tuesday 0 5 Wednesday Wednesday 0 6 Thursday Thursday 0 7 Thursday Thursday 0