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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Burrum River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning for the Burrum and Cherwell Rivers Catchments

Issued at 8:46 am EST on Tuesday 5 December 2017
Flood Warning Number: 3

River levels are expected to remain below the minor flood level in the Burrum
and Cherwell River catchments.

The threat of significant heavy rainfall has passed with only a chance of a
thunderstorm forecast for the remainder of Tuesday.

Burrum and Cherwell Rivers:
No further flooding is expected in the Burrum and Cherwell Rivers.

The Burrum River at Howard is currently at 5.61 metres and falling. The river
level at Howard will remain below the minor flood level (6.00 m) during Tuesday.

The Cherwell River at Pacific Haven is currently at 1.33 metres and rising. The
river level at Pacific Haven will remain below the minor flood level (2.50 m)
during Tuesday.

Isis, Gregory and Elliott Rivers:
River level rises continue on the Elliott River at Dr Mays Crossing with
moderate flood levels likely during Tuesday morning.

Flood Safety Advice:
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.qld.gov.au/alerts

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Burrum R at Lenthalls Dam Alert, 26.16, Falling, 08:13 AM TUE 05/12/17
Burrum R at Howard Alert, 5.61, Falling, 06:29 AM TUE 05/12/17
Cherwell R at Railway Br Alert, 3.32, Falling, 08:11 AM TUE 05/12/17
Cherwell R at Pacific Haven Alert, 1.33, Rising, 08:09 AM TUE 05/12/17
Isis R at Bruce Hwy TM, 4.06, Falling, 07:40 AM TUE 05/12/17
Gregory R at Childers Rd TM, 4.90, Steady, 07:10 AM TUE 05/12/17
Elliott R at Dr Mays Crossing TM, 1.94, Rising, 07:00 AM TUE 05/12/17
Urangan Boat Harbour Tide TM, 2.84, Rising, 07:26 AM TUE 05/12/17

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts.
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