Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Daintree River
Final Flood Warning for the Daintree and Mossman Rivers
Issued at 9:34 am EST on Tuesday 7 February 2017
Flood Warning Number: 8
River levels have fallen below the minor flood level on the Daintree River at
Further showers and thunderstorms are possible over the next few days.
No further flooding is expected in the Daintree River.
The Daintree River at Daintree Village is currently at 2.95 metres and falling.
River levels are expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during
the next few days.
River levels are continuing to ease on the Mossman River.
Flood Safety Advice:
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)
Current emergency information is available at www.qld.gov.au/alerts
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Daintree R at Bairds TM, Not Available
Daintree R at Daintree Village TM, 2.95, Falling, 09:10 AM TUE 07/02/17
Mossman R at Mossman TM, 3.79, Steady, 08:00 AM TUE 07/02/17
Mossman Tide TM, 2.10, Steady, 09:10 AM TUE 07/02/17
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts.
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