Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 3:01 pm EST on Monday 13 May 2019

By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Watch Number: 1

Minor flooding may develop in the Huon River catchment early Tuesday morning.

A cold front will cross Tasmania Monday evening and early Tuesday.

Soils are relatively wet following recent rainfall.

Rainfall totals of around 20 mm are forecast for the Huon River catchment for Monday evening.

Minor flooding is possible for the upper Huon River from early Tuesday morning. Catchment specific warnings will be issued if and when required.

Catchments likely to be affected include:

Huon 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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