Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Daintree River
FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE DAINTREE RIVER
Issued at 3:45 pm EST on Friday 18 March 2016
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.
Issue Number: 2
River levels at Daintree Village peaked just below the minor flood level on
No significant rainfall has been recorded in the Daintree River catchment in
the 6 hours since 9:00 am Friday. Showers and storms are forecast for Friday
afternoon and evening.
River levels are easing in the Daintree River at Daintree Village following a
peak of 3.95 metres on Friday morning, just below the minor flood level (4.0
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
DAINTREE VILLAGE: River levels are expected to continue easing, though renewed
rises are possible with locally heavy rainfall from storms.
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 warning. River height bulletins will continue to be issued.
Latest River Heights:
Whyanbeel Ck at Little Falls * 0.99m steady 12:00 PM FRI 18/03/16
Daintree R at Bairds * 3.4m steady 05:52 PM THU 17/03/16
Daintree R at Daintree Village*3.45m falling 03:11 PM FRI 18/03/16
Bloomfield R at China Camp * 2.55m falling 01:00 PM FRI 18/03/16
* 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.
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