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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Daintree River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

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
Friday morning.

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

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts

Next Issue:
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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