Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Diamantina River
Flood Warning for the Diamantina River
Issued at 10:15 am EST on Monday 23 January 2017
Flood Warning Number: 14
Moderate flood levels continue to rise slowly at Diamantina Lakes.
Showers and storms are likely to continue over parts of the catchment for the
next few days, with locally heavy falls possible with storms.
Diamantina River to Diamantina Lakes:
Minor flood levels are falling slowly at Elderslie.
Downstream, moderate flood levels continue at Diamantina Lakes. The river level
was approximately 5.0 metres at 8:00 am Monday, well above the height of the
Springvale Diamantina Lakes Road Causeway (2.1 m)
Diamantina River downstream of Diamantina Lakes:
Minor flood levels are expected to be continuing at Monkira, where the river
level was just above the minor flood level (2.9 m) on Sunday morning.
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
The next warning will be issued by 10:30 am EST on Wednesday 25 January 2017.
Latest River Heights:
Diamantina R at Elderslie, 2.30, Falling, 06:00 AM Mon 23/01/17
Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes TM, 5.02, Steady, 08:00 AM Mon 23/01/17
Diamantina R at Monkira, 2.95, Steady, 09:00 AM Sun 22/01/17
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.
Severe thunderstorms are affecting three states this afternoon.