Weather Warnings - Inland Flood Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, South Australia

Final Flood Warning for the Inland Rivers SA

Issued at 10:22 am CST on Monday 24 June 2019
Flood Warning Number: 48

This is the final flood warnng for SA inland rivers for this event. There are
now minimal flood impacts along the Lower Diamantina and Warburton Rivers and
water levels continue to fall.

On Monday morning the water level at Poothapoota Waterhole was 3.81 metres and

Flow into Kati Thanda - Lake Eyre has reduced but water is expected to remain
in parts of the lake through winter and into spring.

No further flooding is expected in the Warburton River.

Flood Safety Advice:
People are advised to keep away from flowing water.

For flood emergency assistance contact the State Emergency Service on 132 500.

For life threatening emergencies call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

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

Latest River Heights:
Diamantina River at Birdsville (DEW), 1.04, Falling, 10:30 AM MON 24/06/19
Warburton River at Poothapoota Waterhole, 3.81, Falling, 06:15 AM MON 24/06/19
Cooper Creek at Cullyamurra Waterhole, 1.81, Falling, 06:10 AM MON 24/06/19

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