Weather Warnings - Inland Flood Warning
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, South Australia
Flood Warning For The Inland Rivers Sa
Issued at 12:56 PM CDT on Monday 04 March 2024
Flood Warning Number: 13
FLOODWATERS ARRIVING INTO SOUTH AUSTRALIA ALONG THE DIAMANTINA RIVER AND FILLING THE GOYDERS LAGOON
Moderate flooding is occurring along the Diamantina River at Birdsville (refer to http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings/ ).
Floodwaters may cut roads and access tracks, and in particular river crossings, impacting travel in the region.
Floodwaters are expected to reach the Warburton River, downstream of the Goyders Lagoon, by next week. As floodwaters continue to move downstream, further information will be provided.
The Cooper Creek at Cullyamurra Waterhole is currently around 2.05 metres and rising slowly. The water level is currently estimated to be around 0.10 metres above the Innamincka causeway.
Flood Safety Advice:
People living or working along rivers and streams should monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings. For the latest SA Warnings refer to www.bom.gov.au/sa/warnings
For more information on the Flood Warning and Flood Watch Service: www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml}
For flood emergency assistance contact the State Emergency Service on 132 500.
For life threatening emergencies call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
The next warning will be issued by 01:00 pm CDT on Thursday 07 March 2024.
Latest River Heights:
Diamantina River at Birdsville,7.31,Falling,11:30 AM MON 04/03/24
Warburton River at Poothapoota Waterhole,0.20,Steady,12:00 PM MON 04/03/24
Cooper Creek at Cullyamurra Waterhole,2.05,Rising,12:00 PM MON 04/03/24
Cooper Creek North West Channel upstream of Coongie Lakes,4.12,Steady,11:00 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/sa/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/sa/forecasts.