Flood figures for reservoirs

SOUTHERN Rural Water has updated its flood management figures for Latrobe Valley’s water reservoirs.

A major flood warning has been issued on the Thomson River below Cowwarr Weir, which is releasing its current intake of 54 megalitres per day as of 10am this morning.

Recreation facilities at Cowwarr Weir have been closed, and are likely to for the remainder of the week.

Water levels in Lake Narracan have been gradually rising, where water releases are matching the intake of 6ML per day.

As of 9am this morning, a moderate flood warning has been issued downstream on the Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge.

Further updates are expected at 12.30pm.