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Flood Warning for Melbourne: Stay Cautious, City of Whittlesea

Flood Warning for Melbourne: Stay Cautious, City of Whittlesea

Monday, October 17, 2022

The below roads are CLOSED

Wildwood Road, Whittlesea (near Lachlan Lane)
Masons Road, Wollert (near Epping Road and Wilkes Court)
Dennets Road, Yan Yean (open to local traffic only)
Recreation Road, Yan Yean (open to local traffic only)
Reservoir Road, Yan Yean (open to local traffic only)

The below roads are now OPEN

Beveridge Road, Beveridge
Arthurs Creek Road, Doreen
Donnybrook Road, Donnybrook
Cades Road, Whittlesea
Grants Road, Whittlesea
Ridge Road, Whittlesea
Wallan Road, Whittlesea
Epping Road, Wollert, with reduced speeds
Summerhill Road, Wollert
Selkirk Road, Woodstock

Storm update:

What are we doing?

Our teams have been working overnight to unblock drains, clear roads and assist residents, but are still assessing damage and will be throughout the weekend.

What can you do?

Don't risk your life or those of the emergency services by driving into flood waters or flood affected areas.
If you need support:
☎️ Contact the SES on 132 500 if you require assistance due to flooding.
☎️ Contact Triple Zero (000) in a life-threatening emergency.
Financial support:
The Victorian Premier has announced one-off emergency relief grants this morning for eligible residents, to learn more and apply, visit:
Thank you again to our local Victoria State Emergency Service and CFA (Country Fire Authority) volunteers and responders for their amazing work throughout this time. We, and the City of Whittlesea community, are grateful for your support.

SES advises that all community members should:
🔸 Never walk, ride or drive through floodwater
🔸 Never allow children to play in floodwater
🔸 Stay away from waterways and storm-water drains during and after heavy rain.

If flooding impacts you, visit for information on how to prepare.

Please be vigilant and alert throughout the remainder of this week, and check regularly.