Flood Warning for the Bulloo River

IDQ20855

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland

MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE BULLOO RIVER

Issued at 9:38 am EST on Monday 29 August 2016

by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.

Issue Number: 6

River levels at Quilpie peaked on Sunday at 3.55 metres, and have fallen below the minor flood level.

Minor flood levels are possible at Thargomindah later this week.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:

QUILPIE: River levels will continue to ease over the next few days.

THARGOMINDAH: Rises to the minor flood level (4.0 metres) are possible later this week.

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 11:00 am AEST on Tuesday 30th August 2016.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River Date/Time of Observation
Blackwater Ck at Adavale NA NA
Bulloo R at Milroy NA NA
Bulloo R at Quilpie * 2.81m falling 07:00 AM MON 29/08/16
Bulloo R at South Comongin NA NA
Bulloo R at Autumnvale * 2.31m steady 12:00 AM MON 29/08/16
Bulloo R at Thargomindah NA NA
* auto station
NA: No obs reported

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.