(Updated 16 June 2021)
Severe weather has caused damage across Manningham. Stay up-to-date on current weather warnings via the Bureau of Meteorology website.
Community Hub for those affected by power outages
A community hub has been set up to assist our community affected by power outages following the recent severe weather.
Wednesday 16 June, 2021 and Thursday 17 June, 2021
11.00am to 3.00pm
Colman Reserve Pavilion
Colman Park, Croydon Road, Warrandyte South
Community members who have been affected by power outages can visit the hub to:
- Charge devices
- Stay warm
- Access shower facilities
This community hub will operate under a COVID-safe plan and anyone attending must follow COVID-safe restrictions.
Call 9840 9333 for any enquiries regarding this service.
Residents can monitor weather warnings by downloading the Vic Emergency app on the App Store or Google Play. If you need to leave your home, check for road closures before travelling by visiting the VicRoads Traffic website.
You can call the SES on 132 500 if you are seeking assistance for any emergency during a flood or storm when, for example:
- A tree has fallen and caused structural damage to your home or vehicle.
- There is damage to your roof or it is leaking significantly.
- A tree or large branch has fallen and is preventing you from entering or leaving your home.
- Your property is flooded or about to flood.
For more information on preparing for a flood or storm visit the SES website.
If you need assistance from Council, please call 9840 9333 or use the live chat function on this website.
If someone’s life is in danger call Triple Zero 000.
Power Outage and Floods
The Department of Health website and Better Health Channel provide a range of useful resources to assist if you are experiencing a power outage and what to do if you are experiencing floods.
- Food safety during power outages
- Coping without gas or electricity
- Septic tanks in flood affected areas
If you are you currently isolating because you have COVID-19 or you have been told you are a close contact of someone with COVID-19, but your home becomes unsafe, you may leave.
You should follow the advice of emergency services and travel to a safe place away from the emergency area where you can continue to isolate.
If you do not have anywhere to go, find a safe place away from the emergency.
Once you are safe call your Local Public Health Unit or 1300 651 160 (available 24/7) and press 0 and local accommodation and transport will be arranged for you.
If you were affected by the storm and are in need of financial support, the State Government has a range of resources that you may be eligible for