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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 10:30 am EST on Monday 23 April 2018
Flood Warning Number: 46

River levels on the lower Diamantina River at Birdsville have eased below minor.

On Monday morning the Diamantina River Bridge approach is no longer affected by
floodwaters.

No significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days.

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

The Diamantina River at Birdsville is currently at 2.95 metres (below minor)
and falling.

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, 0.83, Steady, 08:00 AM MON 23/04/18
Diamantina R at Roseberth, 4.09, Falling, 07:55 AM MON 23/04/18
Diamantina R at Birdsville, 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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