Flood Warning for the Bulloo River

IDQ20855

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland

MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE BULLOO RIVER

Issued at 10:19 am EST on Friday 24 June 2016

by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.

Issue Number: 3

Minor flood levels continue at Quilpie. Minor flood levels are expected next week at Thargomindah.

No significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days.

BULLOO RIVER:

Minor flood levels are slowly approaching a peak in the upper Bulloo River at Quilpie. River levels downstream at Autumnvale are rising.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:

QUILPIE: Minor flood flood peak to around 3.4 metres is expected during Friday.

THARGOMINDAH: River level rises expected during the weekend. Minor flood levels expected during next week.

Predictions will be refined as upstream peaks are recorded.

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.qldalert.com

Weather Forecast:

For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts

Next Issue:

The next warning is due to be issued by 10:30 am AEST on Saturday 25th June 2016.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River Date/Time of Observation
Bulloo R at Quilpie * 3.37m rising 08:00 AM FRI 24/06/16
Bulloo R at Autumnvale * 4m rising 08:00 AM FRI 24/06/16
Bulloo R at Thargomindah NA NA
* auto station
NA no observation

Warnings and River Height Bulletins are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood

Flood Warnings are also available on telephone 1300 659 219 at a low call cost of 27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.