Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Diamantina River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Flood Warning for the Diamantina River

Issued at 9:33 am EST on Saturday 21 January 2017
Flood Warning Number: 13

Moderate flood levels are steady at Diamantina Lakes.

Showers and storms are possible over parts of the catchment for the next few
days.

Diamantina River to Diamantina Lakes:
Minor flood levels are steady at Elderslie. The river level at Diamantina Lakes
remains well above the height of the Springvale Diamantina Lakes Road Causeway
(2.1 metres) with renewed rises possible as upstream flood waters arrive.

Diamantina River downstream of Diamantina Lakes:
Minor flood levels are rising downstream to Monkira.

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 10:30 am EST on Monday 23 January 2017.

Latest River Heights:
Mills Ck at Oondooroo TM, 1.62, Steady, 08:00 AM SAT 21/01/17
Diamantina R at Elderslie, 2.45, Falling, 06:00 AM SAT 21/01/17
Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes TM, 4.67, Steady, 08:00 AM SAT 21/01/17
Diamantina R at Monkira, 2.95, Rising, 09:00 AM SAT 21/01/17

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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