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Flood warning and road closures

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December 03, 2017

Moderate flooding is occurring in the Seven and Castle Creeks catchment downstream of Euroa.

Rainfall totals of up to 220mm in the 48 hours to 8:00am Sunday have been recorded in the Seven and Castle Creeks catchment. Rain has eased since 1:00 am Sunday. Further rainfall totals of 5 to 10mm are forecast for the remainder of Sunday.

Castle Creek

Flooding has eased along the Castle Creek at Telfords Bridge.

Seven Creeks to Euroa

Minor flooding is occurring along the Seven Creeks to Euroa.

The Seven Creeks at Euroa peaked at 5.10 metres (major flood level 4.60 metres) around 07:00am Saturday 02 December and is currently at 3.29 metres and falling. The Seven Creeks at Euroa is likely to remain above the minor flood level (2.50m) during Sunday.

Seven Creeks downstream of Euroa

Moderate flooding is occurring along the Seven Creeks downstream of Euroa.

The Seven Creeks at Kialla West is currently at 5.03 metres and rising. The Seven Creeks at Kialla West is likely to peak near 5.90 metres Sunday evening.

Act now - take actions immediately to protect your life and property.

The Relief Centre at Euroa Theatre, Bury Street is now closed.  If people need to relocate to this location they can call the Strathbogie Emergency Line on 1800 065 933.

Community Meeting 

A Recovery Meeting for residents of Euroa and District will be held tomorrow.  Representatives of SES, CFA, Goulburn Valley Water, Department of Health & Human Services, Victoria Police and the Strathbogie Shire will be in attendance to provide advice to residents of actions being taken as part of the flood recovery process.

Venue: Euroa Theatre, Bury Street, Euroa

Time:  12:30pm

Date: Monday, 4 December 2017

Wet weather has caused several road closures in the Goulburn Valley.

People are reminded to avoid these areas and not drive through flood water. If you need assistance from SES phone 132 500.

Wet weather has caused several road closures in the Goulburn Valley.

The following roads are closed-

Union Road, Kialla is closed at Central Kialla Road and at the Goulburn Valley Highway.

Toolamba-Rushworth Road is closed between Winter and Stewart Roads.

Karramomus Road is closed between Wilson and Central Kialla Road.

Mitchell Road is closed between Goulburn Valley Highway and Archer Road.

Euroa-Shepparton Road from Murchison-Violet Town Road in Miepoll to Mitchell Road in Kialla  is closed.

Murchison-Violet Town Road closed due to flooding between Euroa-Shepparton Road Miepol and Violet Town.

Rushworth-Tatura Road, from Heily Street in Rushworth to Trevaskis Drive in Tatura  is closed in both direction due to water on the road.

Middle Road has been closed between Zegelin Road in Rushworth and West Road in Stanhope.

Johnson Road at Stanhope is closed between the Midland Highway and McGrath Road due to flooding.

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