Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Don & Proserpine River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning For The Don River
Issued at 11:53 AM EST on Thursday 25 March 2021
Flood Watch Number: 2

Rainfall totals of 50-90 mm were recorded over the upper Don River catchment from thunderstorms late Wednesday afternoon and evening, with close to 130 mm recorded at Roma Peak. No further significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days.

Don River:
Minor flooding has now eased in the upper Don River with flooding no longer expected downstream.
The Don River at Bowen Pump Station peaked at 2.15 metres (below the minor flood level) around 08:45 am Thursday 25 March and is currently at 2.00 metres and falling.
The Don River at Bowen Pump Station is expected to remain below the minor flood level (2.50 m) during Thursday.

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

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

Latest River Heights:
Don R at Ida Ck TM,1.22,Falling,09:00 AM THU 25/03/21
Don R at Mt Dangar Alert,2.10,Falling,10:50 AM THU 25/03/21
Don R at Reeves TM,1.90,Falling,10:00 AM THU 25/03/21
Don R at Bowen Pump Stn Alert,2.00,Falling,11:23 AM THU 25/03/21
Bowen Wharf Tide TM,2.03,Falling,11:09 AM THU 25/03/21
Proserpine R at P Faust Dam HW TM,-4.60,Steady,11:00 AM THU 25/03/21

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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