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

Final Flood Watch For The Cape York Peninsula North Of Cape Melville And Pormpuraaw
Issued at 11:17 AM EST on Friday 05 March 2021
Flood Watch Number: 3
Elevated river levels are expected to ease over the weekend across the Flood Watch area.

No significant rainfall totals have been recorded since 9 am Thursday, following up to 347 mm rain recorded in the north Penninsula area in the previous 7 days. No widespread heavy falls are expected for the next few days.
Some travel disruptions may continue in the region over the weekend.

Although some river levels remain high, flooding is generally easing in the following catchments:
Jardine River
Ducie, Jackson and Skardon Rivers
Wenlock River
Embley and Mission Rivers
Watson River
Archer and Coen Rivers
Holroyd and Kendall Rivers
Coleman and Edward Rivers
Jacky Jacky Creek
Olive and Pascoe Rivers
Lockhart River
Stewart River

See www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings to view the current flood warnings for Queensland.
For more information on the Flood Watch Service: http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml

Flood Safety Advice:
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 www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood/
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.}

Next issue:
This is a final Flood Watch, no further watches will be issued for this event.

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