Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Burrum River
FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE CHERWELL AND BURRUM RIVERS
Issued at 4:40 pm EST on Sunday 3 March 2013
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.
Rainfall of between 50-75mm has been recorded in the past 24 hours in the
Burrum and Cherwell River catchments. River level rises and minor to moderate
flooding is being recorded across the Burrum, Cherwell and Gregory River
Further rainfall is forecast with higher levels possible.
Moderate flood levels are easing at Dr Mays Crossing and are expected to fall
below the minor flood level early this week.
Minor flood levels are easing at Burrum Highway and are expected to fall below
the minor flood level during Sunday night.
For 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:
Burrum R at Lenthalls Dam * 26.98m falling 02:45 PM SUN 03/03/13
Burrum R at Lenthalls Dam # 26.9m falling 04:27 PM SUN 03/03/13
Burrum R at Howard # 5.72m falling 04:39 PM SUN 03/03/13
Torbanlea # 0.08m steady 01:57 PM SUN 03/03/13
Cherwell R at Railway Br # 2.57m falling 03:59 PM SUN 03/03/13
Cherwell R at Pacific Haven # 0.55m falling 04:35 PM SUN 03/03/13
Isis R at Bruce Hwy * 3.15m falling 03:00 PM SUN 03/03/13
Gregory R at Childers Rd * 8.84m falling 03:00 PM SUN 03/03/13
Gregory R at Leesons * 7.52m rising 02:00 PM SUN 03/03/13
Elliott R at Elliott * 1.49m falling 03:00 PM SUN 03/03/13
Elliott R at Dr Mays Crossing * 2.19m falling 02:00 PM SUN 03/03/13
*/# 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.
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