Warning of possible flooding issued for Goulburn River

Date: 2021-09-29 02:36:37

This flood watch is being issued for the Goulburn River from Eildon to Seymour.

Minor flooding is possible from Thursday morning in the catchments of the flood watch area.

A low pressure system and an associated trough will slowly move over Victoria on Thursday and Friday, before moving away to the east of Tasmania early on Saturday morning. Catchments in the flood watch area are moderately wet.

Since 9am Tuesday, rainfall totals up to 30mm have been recorded mainly in the North East catchments.

Widespread rainfall totals of 20 to 40mm are expected in the warning area for the remainder of Wednesday, with isolated heavier falls of 50 to 60mm possible with thunderstorms.

Further rainfall totals of 25 to 50mm are forecast for Thursday into Friday, with isolated heavier falls up to 70mm. River rises are expected in the flood watch catchments from late Wednesday.

Minor flooding is possible from Thursday morning at some locations.

For more information, visit emergency.vic.gov.au and bom.gov.au

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