Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Diamantina River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Minor Flood Warning for the lower Diamantina River

Issued at 10:21 am EST on Monday 18 March 2019
Flood Warning Number: 38

Minor flood levels are easing at Birdsville.

No significant rainfall has been recorded across the lower Diamantina River
Catchment in the last week and no significant rain is expected in the next few
days.

For more information on the Diamantina/Goyder/Warburton in South Australia see;
http://www.bom.gov.au/sa/warnings/flood/inlandrivers.shtml

Diamantina River downstream of Diamantina Lakes:
Minor flood levels will continue to ease along the lower Diamantina River over
the next few days.

The Diamantina River at Birdsville is currently at 4.62 metres (above the minor
level of 4.0 m) and falling. The Diamantina River at Birdsville will remain
above the minor flood level during the next few days.

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 11:00 am EST on Thursday 21 March 2019.

Latest River Heights:
Diamantina R at Roseberth, 4.44, Falling, 06:40 AM MON 18/03/19
Diamantina R at Birdsville, 4.62, Falling, 09:00 AM MON 18/03/19

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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