Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Diamantina River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Moderate Flood Warning for the lower Diamantina River

Issued at 11:47 am EST on Tuesday 23 April 2019
Flood Warning Number: 23

River level rises continue in the lower Diamantina River with moderate flooding
expected at Birdsville during the next few days.

No significant rainfall is expected across the catchment during the week.

Diamantina River downstream of Diamantina Lakes:
River levels are rising along the lower Diamantina River at Roseberth and
Birdsville.

The Diamantina River at Birdsville (Police Station) is currently at 4.40 metres
(above the minor flood level of 4.0 m) and rising. The Diamantina River at
Birdsville is expected to exceed the moderate flood level (6.00 m) during the
next few days.

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 www.qld.gov.au/alerts

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 12:30 pm EST on Friday 26 April 2019.

Latest River Heights:
Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes TM, 0.97, Falling, 10:00 AM TUE 23/04/19
Diamantina R at Monkira, 3.70, Falling, 08:15 AM Mon 22/04/19
Diamantina R at Durrie, 2.50, Rising, 06:00 PM MON 22/04/19
Diamantina R at Roseberth, 5.45, Rising, 08:25 AM TUE 23/04/19
Diamantina R at Birdsville, 4.40, Rising, 09:00 AM TUE 23/04/19

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts.

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