Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Don & Proserpine River
FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE DON RIVER
Issued at 8:52 am EST on Monday 8 February 2016
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.
Issue Number: 2
River levels at Bowen Pump Station are nearing a peak and will remain below the
minor flood level.
Further showers and thunderstorms are possible today.
River levels have peaked in the Don River catchment upstream of Bowen Pump
station. River levels are approaching a peak at Bowen Pump Station.
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
DON RIVER at:
BOWEN PUMP STATION: River levels will peak below the minor flood level (2.5
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.
Latest River Heights:
Don R at Ida Ck * 1.25m falling 08:00 AM MON 08/02/16
Don R at Mt Dangar # 2.3m steady 08:22 AM MON 08/02/16
Don R at Reeves # 2.05m falling 08:21 AM MON 08/02/16
Don R at Bowen Pump Stn # 2.3m rising 07:15 AM MON 08/02/16
# 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.
Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.
Storm-weary parts of southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales are preparing for another bout of wild weather today.