Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Daintree River
FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE DAINTREE RIVER
Issued at 8:52 am EST on Thursday 24 December 2015
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.
Issue Number: 3
River levels at Daintree Village have fallen below the minor flood level.
Further showers and storms are possible today although the rainfall is not
expected to be as intense as the previous 48 hours.
River levels fell below the minor flood level during the early hours of
Thursday in the Daintree River at Daintree Village.
River levels are currently falling in the Mossman River at Mossman.
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
DAINTREE RIVER at:
DAINTREE VILLAGE: Remain below the minor flood level.
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.qldalert.com
For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts
This is the final flood warning. River height bulletins will continue to be
Latest River Heights:
Whyanbeel Ck at Little Falls * 1.46m falling 04:00 AM THU 24/12/15
Daintree R at Bairds * 5.1m falling 08:00 AM THU 24/12/15
Daintree R at Daintree Village* 3.25m falling 07:50 AM THU 24/12/15
Bloomfield R at China Camp * 3.36m falling 06:00 AM THU 24/12/15
* auto statio
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.
Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.
The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.
Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.