Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Condamine-Balonne Rivers
Final Flood Warning for the Bokhara River
Issued at 8:31 am EST on Thursday 6 October 2016
Flood Warning Number: 25
River levels have eased at Hebel on the Bokhara River.
Balonne River downstream of Beardmore Dam:
River levels are expected to have eased below the minor flood level on the
Bokhara River at Hebel.
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)
Current emergency information is available at www.qld.gov.au/alerts
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Culgoa R at Whyenbah TM, 2.61, Falling, 07:00 AM THU 06/10/16
Culgoa R at Woolerbilla TM, 4.46, Falling, 04:00 AM THU 06/10/16
Narran R at Dirranbandi-Hebel Rd TM, 2.25, Falling, 07:00 AM THU 06/10/16
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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