Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Don & Proserpine River
FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE DON RIVER
Issued at 8:35 am EST on Tuesday 27 January 2015
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.
Issue Number: 3
River levels have fallen below the minor flood level across the Don River
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
DON RIVER AT:
BOWEN PUMP STATION: River levels have fallen 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.disaster.qld.gov.au .
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 # 0.96m falling 06:29 AM TUE 27/01/15
Don R at Mt Dangar # 1.9m steady 05:53 AM TUE 27/01/15
Don R at Reeves # 1.55m steady 08:28 AM TUE 27/01/15
Don R at Bowen Pump Stn # 1.75m rising 07:03 AM TUE 27/01/15
# 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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