Fairfax Media Network

Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Coastal rivers - Cooktown to Townsville

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 10:01 am EST on Sunday 13 April 2014
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.

Issue Number: 14

No further significant rainfall is expected for Coastal Rivers and streams
between Cardwell and Townsville. Updates for areas to the south of Townsville
are outlined in the Coastal Rivers Central flood warning.

Individual catchment flood warnings remain current for a number of coastal
catchments to the north of Townsville.

Remember: If it's flooded, forget it.
For flood emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
For life threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
Current emergency information is available at www.disaster.qld.gov.au
Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts
For the latest Tropical Cyclone Advice see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings

Next Issue:
This is the final warning. Further updates for area to the south will be
outlined in the Coastal Rivers Central flood warning.

Warnings and River Height Bulletins are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood .
Flood Warnings are also available on telephone 1300 659 219 at a low call cost
of 27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

South Australian vegetable farmers prepare to make no returns on flood-ravaged crops

06:23 EDT

After several weeks of waiting for the saturated soil to dry out, flood-affected farmers in South Australia's biggest vegetable growing region are now pulling out their ruined crops.

Cyclone season ready and set

16:51 EDT

Australia's 2016/17 Tropical Cyclone season officially begins on Tuesday next week.

Smashing avocados and Lego: Townsville Cyclone Testing Station puts household objects to the test

14:02 EDT

Researchers at a Cyclone Testing Station in north Queensland have been busy creating smashed avocado, and it is not the type that goes on toast.