Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Diamantina River
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
Moderate Flood Warning For The Diamantina River
Issued at 01:29 PM EST on Monday 04 March 2024
Flood Warning Number: 47
MODERATE FLOODING CONTINUES TO FALL SLOWLY AT BIRDSVILLE
River levels along the lower Diamantina River are expected to remain high for an extended period of time as floodwater continues to move slowly through the catchment.
No significant rainfall has been recorded over the last few days and no significant rainfall is forecast over the next few days.
Diamantina River to Diamantina Lakes:
Minor flooding is easing slowly along the Diamantina River at Diamantina Lakes. The river level is currently at 3.12 metres, 1.02 metres above the level of the causeway on the Springvale Diamantina Lakes Road (2.10 m).
Diamantina River downstream of Diamantina Lakes:
Minor to major flooding is occurring along the Diamantina River downstream of Diamantina Lakes.
The Diamantina River at Birdsville is currently at 6.85 metres and falling slowly, above the moderate flood level (6.00 m).
The Diamantina River at Birdsville is expected to remain above the moderate flood level (6.00 m) into next weekend due to the significant amount of floodwater upstream.
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
The next warning will be issued by 02:00 pm EST on Wednesday 06 March 2024.
Latest River Heights:
Mills Ck at Oondooroo TM,1.62,Steady,12:00 PM MON 04/03/24
Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes TM,3.12,Steady,12:00 PM MON 04/03/24
Diamantina R at Monkira,3.23,Steady,09:00 AM MON 04/03/24
Diamantina R at Durrie,1.90,Falling,09:00 AM MON 04/03/24
Diamantina R at Roseberth,5.40,Falling,07:15 AM MON 04/03/24
Diamantina R at Birdsville,6.85,Falling,09:00 AM MON 04/03/24
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. 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.