Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Tully River
INITIAL MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE TULLY RIVER
Issued at 3:13 pm EST on Saturday 16 April 2016
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.
Issue Number: 1
A peak around the minor flood level is expected at Euramo late Saturday
afternoon or evening.
Rainfall totals of approximately 70 to 210 mm were recorded in the 24 hours to
9 am Saturday over the Tully River catchment. Local falls to 30 mm have been
recorded in the 6 hours to 3 pm Saturday.
No further significant rainfall is expected for the rest of the weekend.
River levels are easing in the upper Tully River. Downstream, river levels are
approaching the minor flood level at Euramo.
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
EURAMO: Peak around the minor flood level (6.0 metres) late Saturday afternoon
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
The next warning is due to be issued by 10:00 pm AEST on Saturday 16 April 2016.
Latest River Heights:
Tully R at Tully Gorge # 1.96m steady 01:35 PM SAT 16/04/16
Tully R at Bolinda Estate # 1.95m falling 01:53 PM SAT 16/04/16
Tully R at Euramo # 5.88m rising 02:50 PM SAT 16/04/16
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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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