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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning for QLD

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the
specified catchments.

Flood Watch for coastal catchments between Ingham and Daintree

Issued at 11:59 am EST on Sunday 18 March 2018
Flood Watch Number: 4

Minor flooding is possible in the Flood Watch area on Sunday and during this

Following heavy rainfall and flooding in parts of the Flood Watch area earlier
last week, catchments may respond more quickly than normal to areas of heavy

Increasing showers and thunderstorms with locally heavy falls are expected
mainly along the coast from Sunday, and for the next few days.

The rainfall totals forecast are not expected to be as significant as those
recorded last week.

River level rises above the minor flood level are possible in the catchments
across the Flood Watch area from Sunday.

Catchments likely to be affected include:

Daintree River

Mossman River

Barron River

Mulgrave and Russell Rivers

Johnstone River

Tully River

Murray River

Herbert River

See www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings to view the current flood warnings for
For more information on the Flood Watch Service:

Flood Safety Advice:
This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and creeks
should monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings.
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.
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219 at a low call cost of
27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.
Warning, rainfall and river information are available at

Next issue:
The next Flood Watch will be issued by 12:30 pm EST on Monday 19 March 2018.
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