Clean-up begins in St Arnaud as flood warning moves to Charlton

Date: 2021-11-03 22:40:02

Today, 10:58 AM UTC

Source: ABC

The State Emergency Service is warning Charlton that minor flooding is likely along the Avoca River today, after more than 35 millimetres of rain fell in the catchment.

It follows flash flooding in nearby St Arnaud yesterday, with a clean-up operation underway in the town of 2000.

The Avoca River is currently at 3.6 metres in height at Charlton and likely to pass 4 metres late this morning.

The SES says homes and businesses have been impacted by flooding in Canterbury Street, Napier Street, Kell Road, Howitt Street and north of St Arnaud, along the Charlton-St Arnaud Road.

Resident Jean Reid says she recorded 87 millimetres of rain with most falling in a…

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