Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Diamantina River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Flood Warning for the Diamantina River

Issued at 9:32 am EST on Monday 18 February 2019
Flood Warning Number: 20

Moderate to major flooding is continuing on the Diamantina River between
Diamantina Lakes and Durrie.

No significant rainfall is expected across the catchment area for at least the
next few days.

Diamantina River downstream of Diamantina Lakes:
Moderate to major flood levels are continuing on the Diamantina River between
Diamantina Lakes and Durrie. The flood peak is currently near to Durrie, where
major flood levels are rising. Significant river level rises are expected
downstream at Roseberth and Birdsville as floodwaters arrive.

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 10:00 am EST on Tuesday 19 February 2019.

Latest River Heights:
Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes TM, 5.19, Steady, 08:00 AM MON 18/02/19
Diamantina R at Monkira, 4.65, Falling, 10:30 AM SUN 17/02/19
Diamantina R at Durrie, 2.83, Rising, 06:00 AM MON 18/02/19
Diamantina R at Roseberth, Not Available
Diamantina R at Birdsville, Not Available

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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