Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Georgina/Eyre Ck
MAJOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE GEORGINA RIVER AND MODERATE FLOOD WARNING FOR EYRE
Issued at 10:25 am EST on Saturday 13 February 2016
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.
Issue Number: 14
Major flood levels at Marion Downs are possible later in the weekend.
No significant rainfall is expected over the next few days.
River levels have eased below the minor flood level between Roxborough Downs
and Glenormiston. Rises continue downstream at Marion Downs where river levels
are currently at the moderate flood level (4.0 metres).
Expect minor flood levels to be rising at Bedourie (no observations). Minor
flood levels are rising slowly at Glengyle.
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
GEORGINA RIVER at:
MARION DOWNS: River levels will continue to rise across the weekend with a peak
close to the major flood level (5.0 metres) likely late Sunday.
EYRE CREEK at:
BEDOURIE: Minor to moderate flood levels are expected during the weekend.
GLENGYLE: Minor flood levels will continue to rise during the weekend.
Predictions will be refined at Bedourie and Glengyle once an upstream peak is
observed at Marion Downs.
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
For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts
The next warning is due to be issued by 10:30 am AEST on Sunday 14th February
Latest River Heights:
Georgina R at Roxborough Downs * 3.73m steady 04:00 AM SAT 13/02/16
Georgina R at Glenormiston 2.85m falling fast 09:00 AM SAT 13/02/16
Burke R at Boulia * 1.78m steady 08:00 AM SAT 13/02/16
Georgina R at Marion Downs 4.05m rising 06:30 AM SAT 13/02/16
Eyre Ck at Glengyle 2.3m rising 06:00 AM SAT 13/02/16
* auto station
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.
Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.
The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.