Weather Warnings - Flood Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning for the Mulgrave and Russell Rivers

Issued at 9:52 am EST on Saturday 2 February 2019
Flood Warning Number: 4

River levels have eased across the catchment.

Showers and thunderstorms are forecast for the catchment area and although
river levels are not expected to exceed the minor flood level the situation
will continue to be closely monitored.

Mulgrave River:
River levels have eased along the Mulgrave River.

The Mulgrave River at Peets Bridge is currently at 3.40 metres and falling
slowly.

The Mulgrave River at Gordonvale is currently at 8.80 metres and falling slowly.

Russell River:
River levels have eased along the Russell 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)
immediately.

Current emergency information is available at www.qld.gov.au/alerts

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Mulgrave R at The Fisheries Alert, 2.25, Steady, 06:54 AM SAT 02/02/19
Mulgrave R at Peets Bridge Alert, 3.40, Rising, 09:29 AM SAT 02/02/19
Mulgrave R at Gordonvale Alert, 8.75, Falling, 09:20 AM SAT 02/02/19
Russell R at Bucklands TM, 4.75, Falling, 09:00 AM SAT 02/02/19
Babinda Ck at The Boulders TM, 1.40, Steady, 09:00 AM SAT 02/02/19
Russell R at Clyde Rd Alert, 0.38, Falling, 09:43 AM SAT 02/02/19

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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