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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Diamantina River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning for the Diamantina River

Issued at 9:25 am EST on Wednesday 8 February 2017
Flood Warning Number: 21

River levels have fallen below minor at Diamantina Lakes on the Diamantina
River.

No significant rainfall is expected during the next few days.

Diamantina River to Diamantina Lakes:
River levels fell below the minor flood level (2.0m) overnight on Tuesday and
are continuing to fall. No further flooding is expected in the Diamantina River
to Diamantina Lakes.

Diamantina River downstream of Diamantina Lakes:
No further flooding is expected in the Diamantina River downstream of
Diamantina Lakes.

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, 1.79, Falling, 08:00 AM WED 08/02/17
Diamantina R at Monkira, Not Available
Diamantina R at Durrie, Not Available

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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