Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Moonie River
Final Flood Warning for the Moonie River
Issued at 10:34 am EST on Saturday 25 March 2017
Flood Warning Number: 12
River levels on the Moonie River at Nindigully Bridge have eased below the
minor flood level overnight Friday.
No significant rainfall is expected over the next few days.
Moonie River downstream of Flinton:
No further flooding is expected in the Moonie River downstream of Flinton.
The Moonie River at Nindigully is currently at 2.19 metres and falling. The
Moonie River at Nindigully is expected to remain below the minor flood level
(2.20 m) and continue easing throughout the weekend.
The Moonie River at Thallon Bridge is expected to remain below the minor flood
level (4.00 m), and continue to slowly ease throughout the weekend
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:
Moonie R at Flinton TM, 1.86, Steady, 09:00 AM SAT 25/03/17
Moonie R at Nindigully Br, 2.19, Falling, 09:00 AM SAT 25/03/17
Moonie R at Nindigully TM, 3.47, Falling, 08:00 AM SAT 25/03/17
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.
All south-east Queensland schools are closed today and businesses are being advised to shut their doors as the region prepares for a deluge from ex-Cyclone Debbie.
All south-east Queensland schools will be shut today and businesses asked to close by lunchtime as ex-Cyclone Debbie nears, bringing severe thunderstorms, torrential rain and flash flooding.
Bad weather continues to hinder the cyclone recovery effort in north Queensland where flooding and fallen trees still block roads, phone lines are down and many homes remain without power.