Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Haughton River
FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE HAUGHTON RIVER
Issued at 10:44 am EST on Tuesday 9 February 2016
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.
Issue Number: 3
Minor flood levels are no longer expected at Giru.
River levels are nearing a peak at Powerline. Small rises are expected
downstream to Giru but river levels will remain well below the minor flood
River levels are easing in Major Creek.
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
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.
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.
While many Gulf of Carpentaria residents rejoiced at the thorough drenching , others are glancing over their shoulders with a sense of fear.
An impressive area of thunderstorms swept across the southwest of the country last night.