Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Don & Proserpine River
Final Flood Warning for the Don and Proserpine Rivers
Issued at 6:20 pm EST on Thursday 30 March 2017
Flood Warning Number: 15
River levels in the Don and Proserpine Rivers are falling steadily and are now
below flood level.
No further heavy rainfall is expected across the catchment.
No further flooding is expected in the Don River.
The Don River at Bowen Pump Station fell below the minor flood level (2.5 m)
late Thursday afternoon
Conditions are easing across the catchment.
Flood Safety Advice:
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)
Current emergency information is available at www.qld.gov.au/alerts
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Don R at Ida Ck TM, 1.48, Falling, 05:00 PM THU 30/03/17
Don R at Mt Dangar Alert, 2.30, Falling, 05:32 PM THU 30/03/17
Don R at Reeves TM, 2.05, Falling, 05:00 PM THU 30/03/17
Don R at Bowen Pump Stn Alert, 2.50, Falling, 06:04 PM THU 30/03/17
Bowen Wharf Tide TM, 0.54, Steady, 06:13 PM THU 30/03/17
Proserpine R at P Faust Dam HW TM, -2.74, Rising, 08:40 AM THU 30/03/17
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts.
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New Zealanders are bracing for a week of wild weather.
The skies above New South Wales farms have been filled with smoke in recent weeks as growers burn a huge load of dry stubble left over from last year's record crop yields.