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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Diamantina River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Flood Warning for the Diamantina River

Issued at 9:42 am EST on Monday 26 September 2016
Flood Warning Number: 44

Flood levels continue along the Diamantina River.

Diamantina River to Diamantina Lakes:
Moderate flood levels continue to rise slowly at Diamantina Lakes.

Diamantina River downstream of Diamantina Lakes:
Renewed rises are possible at Birdsville over the next few weeks.

The Diamantina River at Birdsville was at 3.55 metres and falling on Saturday.
River levels are expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m).
However further renewed rises are possible in the next few weeks as upstream
floodwaters arrive.

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:
The next warning will be issued by 10:00 am EST on Wednesday 28 September 2016.

Latest River Heights:
Mills Ck at Oondooroo TM, 1.15, Steady, 08:00 AM MON 26/09/16
Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes TM, 5.30, Steady, 08:00 AM MON 26/09/16

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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