Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Warrego River
Final Flood Warning for the Warrego River
Issued at 9:50 am EST on Wednesday 5 October 2016
Flood Warning Number: 20
River levels continue to ease on the lower Warrego River between Cunnamulla
Bridge and Rocky.
No significant rainfall is expected for the next few days.
Warrego River downstream of Charleville:
No further flooding is expected in the Warrego River downstream of Charleville.
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:
Warrego R at Charleville Alert, 1.12, Steady, 09:46 AM WED 05/10/16
Ward R at Binnowee Alert, 1.18, Steady, 10:20 PM TUE 04/10/16
Warrego R at Wyandra TM, 2.49, Steady, 09:00 AM WED 05/10/16
Warrego R at Wallen TM, 1.75, Falling, 08:00 AM WED 05/10/16
Warrego R at Cunnamulla Weir TM, 5.97, Steady, 09:00 AM WED 05/10/16
Warrego R at Rocky, 2.45, Falling, 06:55 AM WED 05/10/16
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.
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.
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.
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.