Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Daintree River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Minor Flood Warning for the Daintree River and Flood Warning for the Mossman

Issued at 9:58 am EST on Tuesday 1 January 2019
Flood Warning Number: 23

River levels at Daintree Village have fallen to around the minor flood level.
Further significant rainfall is no longer expected across the catchment area
during Tuesday and Wednesday.

No significant rainfall was recorded in the 24 hours to 9:00am Tuesday.
Although no significant rainfall is forecast over the next few days, a few
showers are likely, as well as a possible storm, which could lead to small
renewed rises given how wet the catchments currently are.

Daintree River:
Minor flooding is continuing along the Daintree River.

The Daintree River at Daintree Village is currently at 4.15 metres and steady
just above the minor flood level (4.00 m). The river level is likely to remain
around the minor flood level (4.00 m) for much of Tuesday before easing slowly
later in the day.

Mossman River:
River levels are expected to continue easing in the Mossman River during

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

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 06:00 pm EST on Tuesday 01 January 2019.

Latest River Heights:
Daintree R at Bairds TM, 4.89, Steady, 08:00 AM TUE 01/01/19
Daintree R at Daintree Village TM, 4.15, Steady, 09:00 AM TUE 01/01/19
Mossman R at Mossman TM, 3.53, Falling, 09:00 AM TUE 01/01/19
Mossman Tide TM, 2.02, Steady, 09:10 AM TUE 01/01/19

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at The latest weather
forecast is available at
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