Weather Warnings - Flood Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning For The Russell River
Issued at 05:03 PM EST on Wednesday 28 April 2021
Flood Watch Number: 6

No significant rainfall has been recorded since 9am Tuesday. Showers are forecast for the next few days but are not expected to result in renewed river level rises.

Russell River:
Minor flooding is generally easing across the Russell River catchment. Clyde Rd is currently about 0.8 metres above the level of the bridge crossing with minor flooding. The river level is expected to continue easing over the next few days
Mulgrave River:

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
The flood classifications at Gordonvale have been increased based on consultation with Cairns Regional Council. The moderate flood level has been increased from 13.00 m to 14.55 m, and the major flood level has been increased from 14.00 m to 18.00 m.

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

Latest River Heights:
Mulgrave R at The Fisheries Alert,2.15,Steady,04:09 PM WED 28/04/21
Mulgrave R at The Fisheries TM,2.15,Steady,04:24 PM WED 28/04/21
Mulgrave R at Peets Bridge Alert,3.30,Rising,04:59 PM WED 28/04/21
Mulgrave R at Peets Bridge TM,3.26,Steady,04:10 PM WED 28/04/21
Mulgrave R at Gordonvale Alert,8.30,Falling,04:35 PM WED 28/04/21
Russell R at Bucklands TM,5.98,Falling,04:00 PM WED 28/04/21
Babinda Ck at The Boulders TM,1.57,Steady,04:00 PM WED 28/04/21
Russell R at Clyde Rd Alert,0.77,Steady,03:45 PM WED 28/04/21

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at The latest weather forecast is available at
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