Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Diamantina River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning for the lower Diamantina River

Issued at 10:56 am EST on Friday 21 December 2018
Flood Warning Number: 7

River levels on the lower Diamantina River at Diamantina Lakes have fallen
below the minor flood level and will continue to ease during Friday and the
weekend.

No significant rainfall is expected across the catchment area over the next few
days.

Diamantina River to Diamantina Lakes:
River levels along the Diamantina River at Diamantina Lakes fell below the
causeway on the Springvale Diamantina Lakes Road overnight Thursday.

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:
Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes TM, 1.88, Falling, 10:00 AM Fri 21/12/18

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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