Warrnambool district emergency services will be keeping a close watch on the weather with rain predicted in three of the next four days.
Warrnambool police district Inspector Paul Marshall said he was delighted with the emergency services' response to the flood events during the past week.
He said the efforts of the State Emergency Service, Fire Rescue Victoria, councils and police was a testament to planning and effective execution.
"It was a significant flood event, but throughout what was going on there was a sense of calm, the situation was worked through and the communities involved were reassured," he said.
"We'll certainly be keeping an eye on the weather the next few days with more rain predicted."
A number of COVID $1652 fines were issued in Warrnambool last weekend and Mr Marshall said police were continuing to work with businesses and individuals to ensure compliance with the directors of Victoria's chief health officer.
"The vast majority of people are doing the right thing and any problems appear to be oversights rather than blatant breaches of the directions," he said.
"We have empathy for business operators and how tough things have been, but there are clear guidelines to follow.
"We are treating these situations with compassion but if there are blatant breaches then we also have enforcement options."
Inspector Marshall said if people or businesses did not heed warnings then fines would be issued - up to $9913 for businesses.
He said the fine for Melbourne residents travelling to regional Victoria without an exemption was a $4957 infringement notice.
"There are permitted exemptions for Melbourne residents to be in regional Victoria, such as work, but those people have to abide by the restrictions applicable to their home address," he said.
"They can't go and sit down for a meal in pubs or clubs, can only order takeaway meals and then go back to their accommodation.
"Those directions are very clear and if people are found to be blatantly breaching them, then once again, we have enforcement options."
Inspector Marshall said if people were breaching gathering restrictions by holding parties that would come to the attention of police.
"The vast majority of people have and are doing the right thing, but if you are not then the neighbours will probably find that annoying and contact the police.
"We will respond and investigate.
"Ideally we want people to self regulate, follow the rules, but if people go outside the tram tracks then we will be there to follow through."
The inspector said police members were aware of recidivist offenders in the region and keeping an eye on those people, particularly in terms of COVID restrictions.
"We know their names and details, we know who these people and if they are continuing to breach COVID-19 restrictions, continue to get tickets, the next step is arrest," he said.
"If you are driving around at 3am in the morning there's a great chance you will be intercepted by police and a routine check will be conducted."
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