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.
Victoria and Tasmania won't have time to recover from damaging winds this morning, with rain threatening to cause flooding across both states in the next 24 hours.
Hundreds of Victorians have been left without power as strong winds batter the state, with gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour recorded at Melbourne airport.
Smoke blanketing Sydney this morning gave a face to a typically invisible phenomenon in our atmosphere, known as a temperature inversion.