Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Coastal rivers - Mackay to Maryborough
FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR COASTAL RIVERS AND ADJACENT INLAND STREAMS BETWEEN
PROSERPINE AND GLADSTONE
Issued at 3:05 am EST on Monday 14 April 2014
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.
Issue Number: 4
No further significant rainfall is expected for the Coastal Rivers between
Proserpine and Gladstone.
A Tropical Cyclone Advice remains in force.
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
For the latest Tropical Cyclone Advice see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings
This is the final warning. River height bulletins will continue to be issued.
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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