Flood Warning for the Bulloo River


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland


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.


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.