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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Burdekin River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 9:57 am EST on Thursday 6 March 2014
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.

Issue Number: 18

River levels at St Anns on the Suttor River are expected to remain below the
minor flood level.

River levels on the Belyando River at Belyando Crossing have peaked and are now
steady. Downstream, small river level rises are continuing on the Suttor River
at St Anns.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:
St Anns: A peak below the minor flood level (4.0m) is expected during Friday.
River levels will begin to ease over the weekend.

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.disaster.qld.gov.au

Next Issue:
This is the final warning. River height bulletins will continue to be issued.

Latest River Heights:
Burdekin R at Mt Fullstop * 3.6m falling 04:00 AM THU 06/03/14
Burdekin R at Gainsford * 2.05m steady 08:00 AM THU 06/03/14
Burdekin R at Sellheim # 0.81m steady 09:36 AM THU 06/03/14
Alpha Ck at Rivington * 0.17m steady 04:00 AM THU 06/03/14
Belyando R at Belyando Crossing * 5.1m steady 08:00 AM THU 06/03/14
Suttor R at St Anns # 2.79m steady 05:54 AM THU 06/03/14
Cape R at Taemas # 0.41m falling 08:37 AM THU 06/03/14
Burdekin R at Burdekin Dam # 0.35m rising 08:25 AM THU 06/03/14
#,* 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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