Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Don & Proserpine River
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE DON RIVER
Issued at 9:11 pm EST on Tuesday 5 March 2013
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.
The heavy rainfall has slowly moved further offshore from Bowen during this
evening, with a further 24mm recorded at Bowen in the 3 hours to 9pm.
Minor flooding is easing along the Don River between Mt Dangar and Reeves.
River levels downstream at Bowen Pump Station remain steady at a peak of 3.7
metres at 9pm Tuesday. River levels are expected to commence to ease overnight
Renewed river rises are possible across the Don River catchment whilst areas of
rainfall are forecast to continue overnight Tuesday.
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 # 2.36m rising 08:46 PM TUE 05/03/13
Don R at Mt Dangar # 3.75m falling 08:28 PM TUE 05/03/13
Don R at Reeves # 3.55m falling 09:03 PM TUE 05/03/13
Don R at Bowen Pump Stn # 3.7m steady 08:40 PM TUE 05/03/13
Bowen Wharf tide * 1.62m steady 08:33 PM TUE 05/03/13
Euri Ck at Koonandah * 4.14m falling 07:30 PM TUE 05/03/13
Elliott R at Guthalungra * 2.19m falling 08:19 PM TUE 05/03/13
*,# denotes automatic station.
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.