Weather Warnings - Flood Warning
Final Flood Warning for the Katherine River Gorge Road
Issued at 8:51 am CST on Wednesday 15 February 2017
Flood Warning Number: 10
No significant rainfall has been recorded in the Katherine River catchment in
the 24 hours to 0900 this morning and river levels are easing.
Katherine River Gorge Road:
No further flooding is expected in the Katherine River Gorge Road.
The Katherine River at Nitmiluk Centre is currently at 2.10 metres and falling.
The Katherine River at Nitmiluk Centre is expected to continue falling below
the minor flood level for Katherine River Gorge Road (3.00 m) during Wednesday.
Flood Safety Advice:
Emergency information including the latest road conditions is available at
For emergency help in floods, storms and cyclones call 132 500.
For life threatening emergencies, call 000 immediately.
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Katherine River near Birdie Creek, 3.83, Steady, 08:30 AM WED 15/02/17
Seventeen Mile Creek, 1.40, Steady, 06:01 AM WED 15/02/17
Katherine River at Nitmiluk Centre, 2.10, Falling, 08:45 AM WED 15/02/17
Katherine River at Katherine Bridge, 11.49, Falling, 08:41 AM WED 15/02/17
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 214. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/nt/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/nt/forecasts.
Bad weather continues to hinder the cyclone recovery effort in north Queensland where flooding and fallen trees still block roads, phone lines are down and many homes remain without power.
All south-east Queensland schools will be shut today and businesses asked to close by lunchtime as ex-Cyclone Debbie nears, bringing severe thunderstorms, torrential rain and flash flooding.
All south-east Queensland schools are closed today and businesses are being advised to shut their doors as the region prepares for a deluge from ex-Cyclone Debbie.