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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Northern Territory

Final Flood Warning for the Roper and Waterhouse Rivers

Issued at 8:48 am CST on Wednesday 15 February 2017
Flood Warning Number: 12

No significant rainfall has been recorded in the Waterhouse River catchment in
the 24 hours to 0900 this morning and river levels are easing.

Waterhouse River:
Minor flooding is no longer occurring along the Waterhouse River

The Waterhouse River at Beswick Bridge is currently at 5.93 metres and falling.
The Waterhouse River at Beswick Bridge is expected to continue falling below
the watch point (6.00 m) during Wednesday.

Flood Safety Advice:
Emergency information including the latest road conditions is available at
www.securent.nt.gov.au

For emergency help in floods, storms and cyclones call 132 500.

For life threatening emergencies, call 000 immediately.

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Waterhouse River d/s of Diljin Hill, 2.80, Falling, 08:00 AM WED 15/02/17
Waterhouse River at Beswick Bridge, 5.93, Falling, 07:45 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.
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