Weather Warnings - Flood Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Northern Territory

Final Flood Warning For The Katherine River
Issued at 08:48 AM CST on Thursday 25 February 2021
Flood Watch Number: 16

FLOODING HAS EASED BELOW MINOR AT GORGE ROAD
Further rainfall totals up to 25 mm have been recorded to 8am Thursday across the Katherine River catchment, however river levels continue to generally ease .
Heavy rainfall is expected to ease during Thursday with a return to seasonal showers and storms.

Katherine River Gorge Road:
River levels continue to generally ease along the Katherine River during Thursday morning
The Katherine River at Nitmiluk Centre is currently at 2.79 metres and steady, with levels below the minor flood level.
The Katherine River at Nitmiluk Centre is expected to remain below the minor flood level (3.00 m) during Thursday.

Katherine Town:
No flooding is expected at Katherine Town.
The Katherine River at Katherine Bridge is currently at 12.63 metres and falling slowly.
The Katherine River at Katherine Bridge is expected to remain below the minor flood level (16.00 m) during Thursday.

Flood Safety Advice:
The Northern Territory Emergency Service advises that people should:
Stay away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways.
Prepare for flooding and move away while safe to do so.
Don't drive into floodwaters.}
For emergency help in floods, storms and cyclones call 132 500.
Emergency information is available at www.securent.nt.gov.au .
The latest road conditions are available at www.roadreport.nt.gov.au .

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Katherine River near Birdie Creek,4.04,Rising,07:20 AM THU 25/02/21
Seventeen Mile Creek,1.81,Steady,08:20 AM THU 25/02/21
Katherine River at Nitmiluk Centre,2.79,Steady,08:47 AM THU 25/02/21
Katherine River at Katherine Bridge,12.63,Falling,08:44 AM THU 25/02/21

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/nt/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/nt/forecasts.
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