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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Diamantina River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE LOWER DIAMANTINA RIVER
Issued at 8:47 pm EST on Sunday 17 April 2016
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.

Issue Number: 33

River levels at Birdsville will continue to fall over the next few days
following a peak just below the minor flood level on Saturday.

River levels are continuing to fall at Durrie Station. Minor flood levels are
also falling at Roseberth. Downstream, river levels are now falling at
Birdsville following a peak of 3.95 metres on Saturday.
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
BIRDSVILLE: River levels will continue to fall over the next few days.

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.qldalert.com

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts

Next Issue:
This is the final warning. River height bulletins will continue to be issued.

Latest River Heights:
Diamantina R at Durrie 1.43m falling 06:00 AM SUN 17/04/16
Diamantina R at Roseberth 4.7m falling slowly 09:00 AM SUN 17/04/16
Diamantina R at Birdsville 3.85m falling slowly 05:00 PM SUN 17/04/16

Warnings and River Height Bulletins are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood
Flood Warnings are also available on telephone 1300 659 219 at a low call cost
of 27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.
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