Flood Warning for the Border Rivers

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Minor Flood Warning for the Macintyre River

Issued at 9:28 am EST on Sunday 26 March 2017

Flood Warning Number: 11

Minor flood levels will continue to ease at Goondiwindi on the Macintyre River during Sunday afternoon.

No significant rainfall has fallen over the Macintyre catchment in the 24 hours to 9:00 am Sunday. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days.

Macintyre River downstream of Holdfast:

Minor flooding continues to ease at Goondiwindi.

The Macintyre River at Goondiwindi is currently at 4.27 metres and falling. River levels are expected to fall below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Sunday afternoon.

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 09:30 am EST on Monday 27 March 2017.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Macintyre R at Boggabilla 3.79 Steady 09:00 AM SUN 26/03/17
Macintyre R at Goondiwindi TM 4.27 Falling 08:00 AM SUN 26/03/17
Macintyre R at Terrewah 6.04 Steady 09:00 AM SUN 26/03/17

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.