Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Paroo River
Final Flood Warning for the Paroo River
Issued at 10:06 am EST on Saturday 4 February 2017
Flood Warning Number: 12
River levels have eased below the minor flood level at Hungerford.
No significant rainfall is forecast over the next few days.
Paroo River downstream of Eulo:
River levels have eased below the minor flood level at Hungerford and will
continue to fall across 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:
Paroo R at Caiwarro TM, 1.34, Steady, 08:00 AM SAT 04/02/17
Paroo R at Hungerford, 0.97, Falling, 06:00 AM SAT 04/02/17
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.
If you wanted to stay a bit warmer today, a dip in the ocean is probably your best bet, despite the rain.
Once the southerly change bumped into a low pressure trough sitting just off the Sydney coast last night, things became electric between the two.
Flood-affected farmers in the Ravensthorpe shire on the south coast of WA say the State Government has been slow in reacting to their plight, adding there is a lack of comprehension around the scale of the damage.