Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Burrum River
FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE BURRUM RIVER
Issued at 9:24 am EST on Monday 1 February 2016
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.
Issue Number: 3
River levels have fallen below the minor flood level at Howard.
Further locally heavy rainfall is likely during Monday and Tuesday.
River levels have fallen below the minor flood level at Howard following a peak
of 4.96 metres on Sunday afternoon..
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
BURRUM RIVER at:
Howard: Renewed rises are possible during the week with further locally heavy
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:
Burrum R at Lenthalls Dam * 26.14m steady 08:00 AM MON 01/02/16
Burrum R at Howard # 5.36m falling 07:14 AM MON 01/02/16
Torbanlea # -0.03m falling 07:59 AM MON 01/02/16
Cherwell R at Railway Br # 2.97m falling 08:37 AM MON 01/02/16
Cherwell R at Pacific Haven # 0.39m falling 08:58 AM MON 01/02/16
Isis R at Bruce Hwy * 3.22m falling 08:40 AM MON 01/02/16
Gregory R at Childers Rd * 6.74m falling 08:10 AM MON 01/02/16
Gregory R at Leesons * 6.21m rising 08:00 AM MON 01/02/16
Elliott R at Elliott * 1.29m falling 08:30 AM MON 01/02/16
Elliott R at Dr Mays Crossing * 2.07m falling 08:00 AM MON 01/02/16
*,# 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.
Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria have been evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they wait for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.
Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.
Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.