Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 2:43 pm EST on Thursday 2 September 2021

By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Watch Number: 1

Isolated minor flooding is possible from overnight Friday into Saturday.

A slow moving cold front will bring rain to most of Tasmania during Friday.

Parts of the flood watch catchments are wet. River levels are also elevated at some locations from recent rainfall.

Widespread 10-30 mm is expected during Friday, with isolated higher totals possible.

Rivers are expected to be responsive to additional rainfall. Isolated minor flooding may develop from overnight Friday into Saturday.

Catchment specific warnings will be issued if and when required.

Catchments likely to be affected include:
North Esk River

South Esk River

Meander River

Macquarie River

Note: This Flood Watch is a "heads up" for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning. The Bureau of Meteorology does not provide a flood warning service for all of the catchments covered by this flood watch. For more information on the Flood Watch Service: http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml

For the latest warnings see www.bom.gov.au/tas/warnings

For the latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood

For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts
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.

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